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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 3 Quantitative phytochemical screening of Dennettia tripetala leaves crude sample and extracts

From: Preliminary toxicology profile of Dennettia tripetala (Pepper Fruit) methanolic leaves extract

Phytochemical Crude leaf sample (mg/g) Aqueous Extract(mg/g) Methanol Extract(mg/g)
Alkaloids 4.84 ± 0.23 2.04 ± 0.08 3.14 ± 0.30
Saponins 0.38 ± 0.00 0.09 ± 0.00 0.26 ± 0.03
Tannin 3.82 ± 0.26 1.18 ± 0.02 2.86 ± 0.63
Cardiac glycoside 4.18 ± 0.50 2.98 ± 0.04 3.78 ± 0.64
Reducing sugar 3.04 ± 0.37 2.98 ± 0.02 3.13 ± 0.00
Flavonoids 6.09 ± 0.02 4.76 ± 0.66 5.89 ± 0.32
Steroids 0.36 ± 0.02 0.24 ± 0.05 0.11 ± 0.05
  1. All values are expressed as Mean ± SD of three replicates