Abstract This study was carried out to know the photochemical constituents of Chromolaena odorata.
This is a specie from family of Asteraceae. Experimental method was used in this study; during
which fresh leaves of Chromolaena odorata was plucked, washed and dried using an oven at
50Â°C- 100Â°C. The leaves were pulverized into coarse form with electrical blender. The crude
extracts were obtained by using ethanolic and aqueous solution. The extracts were tested for
phytochemicals such as flavonoid, tannins, saponias, steroid, phenol and alkaloids. Saponin
was only present in aqueous solution. The research concluded that Chromolaena odorata
possess antibacterial, antifungal, antiparastic and anti-inflammatory properties. The study
recommends that Chromolaena Odorata can be employed for the treatment of different
bacteria in the indigenous system of medicine.
Keywords: Chromoiaena, Ethanol, Antibacteria, Treatment, Medicine