The tropical rainforest is the most biologically diverse ecosystem on the earth and it is the predominant natural forest in Nigeria. It is favorable for the production of a wide range of useful plants and spices including Gongronema latifolium [1,2]. Plants and plant-products are good sources of medications and provide raw materials for modern pharmaceuticals used for various ailments . A great number of the world’s population particularly Nigerians, rely on traditional medicines for their primary health care needs. The medicinal value of plants lies in some chemical substances that produce a definite physiologic action on the human body. The most active of these bioactive compounds (phytochemicals) of plants are alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins and phenolic compounds . Phytochemicals are chemical compounds that occur naturally in plants and which may affect health and are not yet established as essential nutrients . Phytochemicals give plants their color, flavour, smell and texture. Kushi et al., Setchell and Cassidy, and Wang et al.