Effect of leaf position on phytochemical content, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of Senduduk (Melastoma Malabathricum)

Cheong, Kah Kei (2017) Effect of leaf position on phytochemical content, antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of Senduduk (Melastoma Malabathricum). Universiti Malaysia Sabah. (Unpublished)

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Abstract

Melastoma malabathriwm (M. malabathriwm) is a shrub that have been used in herbal remedies and folk medicine to treat human ailments. The local name of this medicinal herb is Senduduk. An experiment on this herb was conducted at the Faculty of Sustainable Agriculture Laboratory in University Malaysia Sabah, Sandakan, Sabah. The objective of the study was to study the effect of leaf position on phytochemical content (flavonoid, phenolic, alkaloid, tannin, saponin, glycoside and terpene), antioxidant and antimicrobial activities of M. malabathricum. Results were analysed using SPSS and treatment means were compared by using Tukey's test at 5% significance level. In this study, the phytochemical contents (

Item Type: Academic Exercise
Uncontrolled Keywords: medicinal herb , Senduduk , pharmaceutical
Subjects: R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
S Agriculture > S Agriculture (General)
Divisions: FACULTY > Faculty of Sustainable Agriculture
Depositing User: Noraini
Date Deposited: 06 Nov 2019 23:46
Last Modified: 06 Nov 2019 23:46
URI: http://eprints.ums.edu.my/id/eprint/24024

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