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Table 1 Results of the phytochemical analysis of Ocimium gratissimum leaf extract

From: Justification for the use of Ocimum gratissimum L in herbal medicine and its interaction with disc antibiotics

Test substances Concentrations
Tannins +
Cyanogenic glycosides +
Anthroquinones -
Saponins +
Terpenes ++
Flavonoids -
Alkaloids +
Reducing sugar ++
Fats and oil +++
Steroidal aglycone +
  1. Key: - Not present; +, present at low concentration; ++, present at moderate concentration; +++, present at high concentration