Phytochemical and Proximate Analysis of Papaya (Carica papaya) Leaves

Abstract In this study, Papaya leaves were collected in order to investigate the presence of phytochemical composition and proximate constituent. Phytochemical analysis revealed the presence of bioactive compound saponin and tannin. Results showed that the plant leaves contained Dry Matter 89.60%, Crude Protein 13.1%, Crude Fat 3.5%, Crude Fibre 1.95%, Total Ash 18.3%, NFE 63.1%, […]