PHYTOCHEMICAL ANALYSIS AND MEDICINAL VALUE OF MONODURA MYRISTICA SEEDJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.9, No. 5)
Publication Date: 2021-20-05
Authors : John B. Ejeh;
Page : 551-554
Keywords : M. Myristica Medicinal Plant Phytochemical;
The purpose of the present study was to analyze the phytochemicals of M. myristica. The ground sample was soaked for 24 hrs with different solvents in other to extract the medicinal component. The qualitative analysis shows the positive result insaponin, glycoside, steroid, and alkaloid, while flavonoid and Tannin are negative. The quantitative analysis for M. myristicaseed show 32% to saponins, alkaloid 8.35%, phenol 55.7%, flavonoid 0.0707 mg/ml, and glycoside 5.2% while-tannin is negative. The result shows that M. myristicacan be used to produce vaccines because of saponin, while flavonoids were found to be the biological and pharmacological activities, including antioxidant.
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