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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Preliminary phytochemical test of ethanol extract from A. rotundifolia Roxb. leaves

From: Acute and sub-acute (30-day) toxicity studies of Aegialitis rotundifolia Roxb., leaves extract in Wistar rats: safety assessment of a rare mangrove traditionally utilized as pain antidote

Sl no. Phytochemicals Tests performed Inference
1. Alkaloids Mayer’s test +
Dragondorff’s test +
Wagner’s test +
Hagers’s test +
2. Carbohydrates Molisch’s test +
Fehling’s test +
Benedict’s test +
3. Proteins and amino acids Biuret test
Ninhydrin test
Xanthoproteic test
Millon’s test
4. Tannins Ferric chloride test +
5. Steroids and sterols Liberman Burchard test +
Salkowski’s test +
6. Triterpenoids Sulphuric acid test +
7. Cardiac glycoside Keller killiani test
8. Saponins Foam test +
9. Flavonoids Shinoda test +
Ferric chloride test +
Lead acetate test +
Zn dust test +
  1. (−) Absent, (+) Present