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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Quantity of phytochemicals of ethanolic extracts of guava leaf and bark

From: Phytochemical constituent and antimicrobial properties of guava extracts of east Hararghe of Oromia, Ethiopia

Phytochemical Babile leaf Babile bark Gursum leaf Gursum bark
Alkaloid* 98.67 ± 14.43a 72.33 ± 3.93b 84.33 ± 1.33ab 82.33 ± 8.67ab
Saponin* 29.00 ± 4.93a 19.00 ± 5.86a 30.00 ± 5.77a 19.00 ± 7.57a
Terpenoid* NP NP 105.00 ± 8.66a 93.33 ± 8.82a
Total Phenolǂ 0.20 ± 0.01a 0.13 ± 0.00b 0.205 ± 0.01a 0.20 ± 0.01a
Tanninǂ 0.15 ± 0.01a 0.09 ± 0.01b 0.16 ± 0.02a 0.16 ± 0.01a
  1. *is amount in mg extract/g of powder; ǂ is amount in mg/g of the extracts as Tannic Acid Equivalent; NP is not present. The values are Mean ± Standard error of mean (n = 3). Small letters superscript compares between means in row, and means with similar small letters show no significant difference, whereas means with different small letters show significant difference at p < 0.05