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Table 6 Rf values of different phytoconstituents

From: Antibacterial and phytochemical screening of Anethum graveolens, Foeniculum vulgare and Trachyspermum ammi

Plants Alkaloids Flavonoids Tannins Saponins Cardiac glycosides
  a b a b a b a b a b
A. graveolens 0.226 0.186, 0.226, 0.426, 0.88 0.243, 0.328, 0.414, 0.757, 0.786 0.243, 0.328, 0.414, 0.757, 0.786 0.296 0.296 0.343, 0.390, 0.484 0.343, 0.390, 0.484, 0.734, 0.765, 0.812 - 0.441
F. vulgare 0.226 0.186, 0.226, 0.386 0.157, 0.286, 0.371 0.157, 0.286, 0.371, 0.657 0.312 0.312 0.328, 0.375, 0.484, 0.562 0.328, 0.375, 0.484, 0.562 - 0.382, 0.441
T. ammi 0.773 0.773 0.157, 0.243, 0.371, 0.457, 0.686, 0.8 0.157, 0.243, 0.371, 0.457, 0.586, 0.686, 0.8 0.296 0.296 0.375, 0.484, 0.546 0.375, 0.484, 0.546, 0.828 0.794 0.441, 0.794
Standard* - 0.106   0.5, 0.557 0.92, 0.968 0.92, 0.968 - 0.093 - 0.514
  1. a: Visible; b: UV 254 nm
  2. *: Atropine (Alkaloid); Rutin (Flavonoid); Catechin (Tannin); Glycyrrhizic acid (Saponins); Lanatoside C (Cardiac glycoside)