Sweet Leaf

Serving Size: 100 g (3.5 oz)

Updated | 2019-05-17




Sweet Leaf


Overview

Botanical Name: Sauropus androgynus


Order: Malpighiales


Family: Phyllanthaceae


Sweet leaf (Sauropus androgynus) is also called katuk or star gooseberry. The leaves are commonly used in Southeast Asian cuisine. There have been reports that eating large amounts of uncooked sweet leaf may not safe and cause bronchiolitis obliterans (symptoms include: drowsiness, dry cough, shortness of breath, and wheezing) because this vegetable contains the alkaloid, papaverine [Bunawan et al. 2015]. Andarwulan et al. [2010] and FAO were used to determine the nutritional value of sweet leaf. Lutein and zeaxanthin content were determined from Liu et al. [2007].



Calories
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calories 35 kcal 2%


Carbohydrates
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Carbs 3.40 g 1%
Dietary Fiber 2.50 g 10%
Sugars - g
Starch - g


Sterols
Name Amount % Daily Value
Cholesterol 0.00 mg 0%
Phytosterols - mg


Fat and Fatty Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Total Fat 0.00 g 0%
Saturated Fat - g -
Monounsaturated Fat - g
Polyunsaturated Fat, total - g
  • 18:2 n-6 (LA), Omega-6
- g
  • 18:3 n-6 (GLA)
- g
  • 18:3 n-3 (ALA), Omega-3
- g
  • 18:4 n-3 (SDA)
- g
  • 20:5 n-3 (EPA)
- g
  • 22:5 n-3 (DPA)
- g
  • 22:6 n-3 (DHA)
- g
Trans Fat - g


Protein and Amino Acids
Name Amount % Daily Value
Protein, total 5.30 g 11%
  • Tryptophan
- g
  • Threonine
- g
  • Isoleucine
- g
  • Leucine
- g
  • Lysine
- g
  • Methionine
- g
  • Cystine
- g
  • Phenylalanine
- g
  • Tyrosine
- g
  • Valine
- g
  • Arginine
- g
  • Histidine
- g
  • Alanine
- g
  • Aspartic Acid
- g
  • Glutamic Acid
- g
  • Glycine
- g
  • Proline
- g
  • Serine
- g


Vitamins
Name Amount % Daily Value
Vitamin C 185.00 mg 308%
Thiamin 0.07 mg 5%
Riboflavin 0.39 mg 23%
Niacin 2.20 mg 11%
Pantothenic Acid - mg -
Vitamin B6 0.20 mg 10%
Folate, total 194.00 mg 49%
  • Folic Acid
0.00 mcg
  • Food Folate (dietary folate equivalent)
194.00 mcg
Choline - mg
Betaine - mg
Vitamin B12 0.00 mcg 0%
Vitamin A, total 11083.33 IU 222%
  • Retinol Acitiviy Equivalent
554.00 mcg
  • Retinol
0.00 mcg
  • Beta-Carotene
6650.00 mcg
  • Alpha-Carotene
- mcg
  • Beta-Cryptoxanthin
- mcg
Lycopene - mcg
Lutein and Zeaxanthin 28000.00 mcg
Vitamin E, total - IU -
  • Alpha-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Beta-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Gamma-Tocopherol
- mg
  • Delta-Tocopherol
- mg
Vitamin D - IU -
Vitamin K (phylloquinone) - mcg -
Biotin - mcg -


Minerals
Name Amount % Daily Value
Calcium 169.00 mg 17%
Iron 2.70 mg 15%
Magnesium 123.00 mg 31%
Phosphorus 65.00 mg 7%
Potassium 457.00 mg 13%
Sodium 25.00 mg 1%
Zinc 0.94 mg 6%
Copper 0.19 mg 10%
Manganese - mg -
Selenium - mcg -
Iodine - mcg -
Chromium - mcg -
Molybdenum - mcg -
Chloride - mg -
Fluoride - mg


Flavonoids
Name Amount
Flavones
  • Apigenin
0.03 mg
  • Luteolin
0.01 mg
Flavonols
  • Kaempferol
138.00 mg
  • Myricetin
0.00 mg
  • Quercetin
4.50 mg


Others
Name Amount
Water 86.40 g
Ash 2.40 g
Alcohol 0.00 g
Caffeine 0.00 mg
Theobromine 0.00 mg
Resveratrol - mg
Phytoalbumin - mg
Chlorogenic Acid - mg

The "-" means the nutritional value has not been determined or is unknown.

% Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet or refer to the Dietary Reference Intakes for a specific life stage.


Reference(s):

US Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, Nutrient Data Laboratory. USDA National Nutrient Database for Standard Reference, Current Release.

US Department of Health and Human Services, National Institutes of Health, Office of Dietary Supplements. Dietary Supplement Fact Sheets, Current Release.