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Table 5 Phytochemicals of P. resinosa fractions

From: Antimicrobial and cytotoxicity properties of the crude extracts and fractions of Premna resinosa (Hochst.) Schauer (Compositae): Kenyan traditional medicinal plant

Extract fraction V-Ts A-F MK-A D-A F-P
Petro ether - - ++++ +++ -
Dichloromethane ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++ ++++
Ethyl acetate +++ ++++ +++ ++ +++
Methanol ++++ ++++ +++ - ++++
  1. V-T Vanillin test for terpenoids, A-F Ammonia test for Flavonoids, MK-A Methanolic Potassium hydroxide test for Anthraquenones, D-A Dragendorff test for Alkaloids, F-P Ferric Chloride test for Phenols, Absent phytochemicals, + Low concentration of phytochemicals, ++ Medium concentration, +++ High concentration of phytochemicals