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Table 1 Results of phytochemical screening of the extracts from C. edulis leaf

From: Antioxidant and phytochemical properties of Carpobrotus edulis (L.) bolus leaf used for the management of common infections in HIV/AIDS patients in Eastern Cape Province

Phytochemicals Aqueous Ethanol Acetone Hexane
Phenolics +++ +++ +++ ++
Flavonoids + + + +
Flavonols + + + +
Proanthocyanidins +++ +++ +++ +++
Tannins +++ +++ +++ ++
Saponins ++ ++ ++ +
Alkaloids ++ ++ ++ +
  1. Highly present-+++, Moderately present -++.