Acta Scientific Nutritional Health (ASNH)(ISSN: 2582-1423)

Research Article Volume 7 Issue 2

Comparative Studies on the Phytochemicals of Leaf, Stem and Root of Mimosa Pigra L.

Henry C Chukwudi*, Regina O Anona, Chinelo A Ezeabara and Clement U Okeke

Department of Botany, Mizoram University, Tanhril, Aizawl, India

*Corresponding Author: Henry C Chukwudi, Department of Botany, Nnamdi Azikiwe University, Awka, Nigeria.

Received: December 21, 2022; Published: January 24, 2023


Comparative studies on the phytochemicals of leaf, stem and root of Mimosa pigra L. were carried out using standard techniques. All statistical analysis was carried out at 5% level of significance using analysis of variance. The phytochemical composition of M. Pigra varies with part of the plant. Flavonoid was only present in the root and cardiac glycoside was absent in the leaf of M. Pigra. The phytochemical composition of the stem is more than any other part of the plant.

Keywords: Mimosa Pigra; Flavonoid; Cardiac Glycoside; Phytochemicals; Anthraquinone Glycoside


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Citation: Henry C Chukwudi., et al. “Comparative Studies on the Phytochemicals of Leaf, Stem and Root of Mimosa Pigra L".Acta Scientific Nutritional Health 7.2 (2023): 100-102.


Copyright: © 2023 Henry C Chukwudi., et al. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.


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