Total phenolic content and antiodant activity of G.obscurum
Mohd Redzuan, Sutimin
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The natural value of the leaves of the Tebengau ‘Glochidion obscurum’ was explored in this study. The leaf sample of these plant species was collected at Pusat Agrotech Sungai Chucuh. Other than that, this experiment is to show the effect of extraction condition to antioxidant and phenolic compounds. The result indicate that the plant contain antioxidant and phenolic compounds. But, the extraction technique play important role to the maximum quantity of the nutrient. It observes that at time 1 hour had enough time to extract the herb at any concentration methanol compare the other time extract. By contrast, this herb had a potential as a natural antioxidant. The herb had been eaten raw as a side dish for a long time. The old folk believe that by eat the herb can prevent stomach ache and diarrhea This experiment will help to highlight the important of the organic compounds founds in these plant and their demand I the market will be increase in the future.