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Table 1 Chemical composition of aqueous extract of P.oleracea (on wet weight basis)

From: Hypoglycemic and pancreatic protective effects of Portulaca oleracea extract in alloxan induced diabetic rats

Components Aqueous extract of P.oleracea
Total acidity% 0.15
pH 4.9
Total phenolic compounds (as gallic acid) 3.2
Total flavonoids (as quercetin) 6.2
Total chlorophyll 280
Total carotenoids 45