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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Phytochemical screening of Ziziphus mauritiana extractives

From: Characterization of pharmacological properties of methanolic seed and stem bark extracts of Ziziphus mauritiana (BAU Kul) using in-vitro and in-vivo animal (Swiss albino male mice) model

Phytochemical Tests Seed Stem Bark
Carbohydrates ++ +++
Glycosides +++ ++
Glucosides ++
Saponins + +++
Steroids +++ ++
Tannins +
Flavonoids + +
Alkaloids
 Hager’s reagent ++ +
 Wagner’s reagent + ++
 Dragendroff’s reagent + +
  1. [Note, − = Not present, + = Present in mild amount, ++ = Present in moderate amount, +++ = Present in large amount]