Comparative Phytochemical and Physico-chemical Properties of Aspilia africana (Pers) C. D. Adams and Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl) A. Gray Petals as a Scientific Backing to Their Tradomedicinal Potentials

@inproceedings{Essiett2013ComparativePA,
  title={Comparative Phytochemical and Physico-chemical Properties of Aspilia africana (Pers) C. D. Adams and Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl) A. Gray Petals as a Scientific Backing to Their Tradomedicinal Potentials},
  author={Uduak Essiett and Ikoedem Unung},
  year={2013}
}
The petals of Aspilia africana (Pers.) C. D. Adams and Tithonia diversifolia (Hemsl.) A. Gray were investigated for their phytochemical constituents, quantitative evaluation, nutritional values, extractive values and wound healing activity. Phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of saponins, tannins, flavonoids, cardiac glycosides in both plant petals. Alkaloids were presence in T. diversifolia petals but absent in A. africana petals. Anthraquinones was absent in both plant petals… CONTINUE READING

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