Skip to main content

Table 2 Extraction yields and phytochemical composition of the plant extracts

From: Antibacterial and antibiotic-modifying activities of three food plants (Xanthosoma mafaffa Lam., Moringa oleifera (L.) Schott and Passiflora edulis Sims) against multidrug-resistant (MDR) Gram-negative bacteria

Extracts Xanthosoma mafaffa leaves extact Passiflora edulis Pericarps (fruits) extract Moringa oleifera leaves extract
Yielda (%) 4.30 3.92 3.95
Alkaloids - - +
Polyphenols + + +
Flavonoids - + +
Anthraquinones - - +
Coumarins + - +
Tannins + - +
Triterpenes + + +
Sterols + + +
Saponins + + +
  1. (-): Absent; (+): Present; ayield calculated as the ratio of the mass of the obtained methanol extract/mass of the plant powder