Phytochemical screening and nutrient analysis of Phyllanthus amarus 1

  title={Phytochemical screening and nutrient analysis of Phyllanthus amarus 1},
  author={Ekaete D. Umoh and Edet E Udo},
This study was carried out to evaluate the phytoche mical properties and nutrient analysis of Phyllanth us amarus. The whole plant was analysed for proximate and mine ral lement compositions. The results indicate that e plant contains useful nutrients for use in dietary prepar ations of functional foods. Carbohydrate (65.28 ± 0 .04%) was found to present in highest concentration followed by crude proteins (10.50 ± 0.15%). Among the minera l lements determined, Calcium was present in the highest… CONTINUE READING


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