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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Phytochemical screening of different parts of Solanum xanthocarpum Schrad. and Wendl

From: Variation for caffeic acid and phenolic content in different plant parts of Solanum xanthocarpum Schrad. and Wendl. – a commercially important dashmool species

S. No. Phytochemical constituents Plant parts Aqueous extract Methanol extract Ethanol extract Petroleum Ether extract Ethyl Acetate extract Diethyl Ether extract Chloroform extract
1. Flavanoids Stem + +
Leaves + +
Fruits + + + +
Roots
2. Terpenoids Stem + + + + +
Leaves + + + + +
Fruits + + + + + +
Roots + + + + + +
3. Steroids Stem + + +
Leaves + + + + + + +
Fruits + + + + + +
Roots + + + + + +
4. Saponins Stem
Leaves + + +
Fruits + +
Roots
5. Tannins Stem
Leaves
Fruits
Roots
6. Alkaloids Stem + + +
Leaves + + +
Fruits + + +
Roots + + +
7. Cardiac glycosides Stem + + + +
Leaves + + + + +
Fruits + + + + +
Roots + + + +
8. Phenols Stem + + +
Leaves + + +
Fruits + + +
Roots + + +
  1. (+) = detected and (−) = not detected