Analysis of minerals content and vitamin c in paederia foetida / Siti Nurulhajar Razihan

Razihan, Siti Nurulhajar (2019) Analysis of minerals content and vitamin c in paederia foetida / Siti Nurulhajar Razihan. [Student Project] (Unpublished)


A study on the minerals content and vitamin C in Paederia foetida have been done. The
samples that have been collected from the local area were analyzed for the minerals and
vitamin C in leaves and stem of P. foetida. The leafy plant, P. foetida have the minerals,
both micro-nutrient and macro-nutrient like Cu, Zn, Fe, Mn, Mg, Na, K and Ca. Both
stem and leaves have different value of minerals. Leaves have higher value in Mn, Na,
K, Ca and Mg. While stem have higher Cu, Fe and Zn compared to leaves. Vitamin C
in P. foetida were analyzed in two different preparation, dried and fresh for both leaves
and stem. The vitamin C value in fresh stem (298.69ppm) is higher compared to fresh
leaves (50.06ppm) and dried leaves (42.41ppm), however the vitamin C in dried stem
were not detected.


Item Type: Student Project
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Razihan, Siti Nurulhajar
Subjects: Q Science > QD Chemistry > Extraction (Chemistry)
Q Science > QD Chemistry > Analytical chemistry
S Agriculture > SB Plant culture > Medicinal plants (Culture only)
Divisions: Universiti Teknologi MARA, Pahang > Jengka Campus > Faculty of Applied Sciences
Programme: Bachelor of Science (Hons.) Chemistry
Keywords: Paederia foetida, Minerals, Medicinal plants
Date: July 2019
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