Table 1

Phytochemical compounds of Pluchea indica root aqueous extract.
Phytochemical compounds Amount present MeanN ± SD Percentage in extract
Flavonoids ++ ND ND
Tannins ++ ND ND
Saponins + ND ND
Total phenol +++ 78.9±0.6 mg GAE/g DW 7.89
Total flavonoids ++ 40.4±0.3 mg CE/g DW 4.04
Proanthocyanidins + 4.248±0.068 mg CE/g DW 0.42

N=3; +++ = appreciable amount (positive within 3 min.); ++ = moderate amount (positive after 3 min., but within 5 min.); + = trace amount (positive after 5 min.); GAE = gallic acid equivalents; CE = catechin equivalents.

Cho et al.

Cho et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:265   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-265

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