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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Preliminary qualitative phytochemical screening of different solvent extracts on P. daemia leaf and root

From: Active status on phytochemistry and pharmacology of Pergularia daemia Forsk. (Trellis-vine): a review

Phytochemicals Leaf Root
AE EE ME PEE CE ACE EAE AE EE PEE CE EAE
Carbohydrates + + + + +
Proteins & Amino acids + NA
Glycosides + + NA + + + + +
Alkaloids + + + NA + +
Steroids + + + + + +
Favonoids + + + + + + + +
Saponins + + NA + + NA + +
Tannins + + + + + + + +
Fixed oils & Fats + + + NA +
Gums & Mucilage’s + NA NA + +
Terpenoids + + + + + + +
Coumarins NA + NA + + NA NA NA NA NA NA
Phytosterols NA + + + + NA + NA + NA NA NA
phenols + + + + NA + + +
  1. + presence, − absence, NA not analyzed (AE Aqueous extract; EE Ethanol extract; ME Methanol extract; PEE Petroleum ether extract; CE Chloroform extract; ACE Acetone extract; EAE Ethyl acetate extract)