Table 1

Results of phytochemical screening of the extracts from C. edulis leaf
Phytochemicals Aqueous Ethanol Acetone Hexane
Phenolics +++ +++ +++ ++
Flavonoids + + + +
Flavonols + + + +
Proanthocyanidins +++ +++ +++ +++
Tannins +++ +++ +++ ++
Saponins ++ ++ ++ +
Alkaloids ++ ++ ++ +

Highly present-+++, Moderately present -++.

Omoruyi et al.

Omoruyi et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:215   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-215

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