Analysis of Nutrient in Hibiscus syriacus L.flower
ZHANG Xiaoling,LIU Qing,TANG Zheng,LUO Tiankuan (Institute of Biotechnology,Academy of Agricultural Sciences,Wenzhou 325006)
The nutrient contents (protein,amino acids,fats,ashes,carbohydrates,mineral substances and vitamins) of Hibiscus syriacus L. flower were analyzed,and compared with common vegetables. The results showed that hibiscus is comparable with common vegetable in most nutrients,and is higher in the content of trace elements zinc and selenium. The content of selenium reaches 11.04 μg/100 g,which is 11.3-52.6 times higher than that of the five vegetables,and is higher than that of almost every vegetable listed in the book 'Tables of Nutrients'.