Phytochemical analysis of the extracts from the leaves of the plant fleabane ( Conyza sumatrensis
revealed the presence of some substances such as tannins, flavonoids, saponins, steroids and glycosides. The presence
of these substances is an indicator of the pharmacological property as well as the nutritive value of the plant leaves.
Antimicrobial tests showed that the leaves extract is not sensitive towards the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa
spp and Escherichia coli
, but inhibited the growth of the fungus Aspergillus niger