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Table 1 Phytochemical constituents of C. afer stem crude extract and different fractions

From: Phytochemical analysis and thrombolytic profiling of Costus afer stem fractions

Phytoconstituents Crude extract
(mg/g)
n-Hexane fraction
(mg/g)
Ethylacetate fraction
(mg/g)
Aqueous-ethanol fraction
(mg/g)
Flavonoids 7.93 ± 1.22 0.82 ± 0.03 4.21 ± 0.28 1.02 ± 0.08
Terpenoids 2.68 ± 1.08 0.53 ± 0.03 0.36 ± 0.16
Alkaloids 6.34 ± 0.52 2.08 ± 0.46 2.72 ± 0.23 0.27 ± 0.06
Cardiac glycosides 6.23 ± 0.47 3.68 ± 0.26 2.04 ± 0.30 2.61 ± 0.12
Saponins 3.82 ± 0.74 1.28 ± 0.04 3.80 ± 0.22
Total Phenol 12.09 ± 1.02 3.46 ± 0.48 7.03 ± 0.12 4.08 ± 0.06
Tannins 1.39 ± 0.40 0.41 ± 0.02 0.82 ± 0.04 0.28 ± 0.02
  1. Values are presented as mean ± SD. n = 3