Skip to main content

Table 5 List of plant species and parts used for preparing aqueous extracts for phytochemical screening

From: Traditional knowledge and phytochemical screening of plants used in snakebite prevention in Benin

S/N Botanical name Part used RFC
1 Annona senegalensis Pers Leaves 35.14
2 Securidaca longipedunculata Fresen Leaves 32.77
3 Piliostigma thonningii (Schumach.) Milne-Redh Leaves 29.39
4 Chenopodium ambrosioides L Whole plant 8.45
5 Cymbopogon citratus (DC.) Stapf Leaves 7.09
6 Ocimum gratissimum L Leaves 6.08
7 Allium cepa L Bulb 5.74
8 Tamarindus indica L Leaves 4.73
9 Parkia biglobosa (Jacq.) R.Br. ex Benth Leaves 4.73
10 Momordica charantia L Whole plant 4.39