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Table 3 Physicochemical analysis of A. ferruginea leaves

From: Exploring the phyto- and physicochemical evaluation, fluorescence characteristics, and antioxidant activities of Acacia ferruginea Dc: an endangered medicinal plant

S. no Test Weight of the sample taken (g) Initial color Final color Temperature °C % Value
1 pH 1% w/v solution 1.0 27 ± 0.163 6.33 ± 0.047
pH 10% w/v solution 10.0 29 ± 0.535 5.8 ± 0.00
2 Total ash 2.0 Green White 0–500, 16 h 8.8 ± 0.30
3 Acid-insoluble ash 2.0 White White 100, 5 min 1.22 ± 0.13
4 Water-soluble ash 2.0 White White 100, 5 min 3.22 ± 0.24
5 Dry content 2.0 Green Pale green 105, 12 h 95.8 ± 0.85
6 Moisture content
(Loss on drying)
2.0 Green Pale green 105, 12 h 4.2 ± 0.85
7 Foreign matter 100 0.35 ± 0.11
8 Water-soluble extractive value 5 18.11 ± 0.43
9 Alcohol-soluble extractive value 5 24.26 ± 0.66
  1. Values are expressed in Mean ± SD where n = 3