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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Qualitative phytochemistry of various solvent extract of Marattia fraxinea Sm.

From: Gastrothylax crumenifer: Ultrastructure and histopathology study of in vitro trematodicidal action of Marattia fraxinea (Sm.)

Phytoconstituents Aqueous Acetone Chloroform Ethanol Petroleum ether
Tannins - ++ - ++ -
Saponins + ++ + - -
Quinones ++ ++ + + -
Terpenoids - ++ + ++ +
Steroids - ++ + + +
Flavonoids ++ ++ - ++ -
Phenol ++ ++ + ++ +
Alkaloids - ++ - + -
Glycosides - - - - -
Cardiac glycosides _ + + + +
Coumarins + ++ - + -
Anthocyanin - - - - -
Betacyanin + + - + -
  1. + = Positive, ++ = Strong positive, - = Negative