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Table 5 Preliminary phytochemical screening of the 80% methanol extract and solvent fractions of the leaves of Myrtus communis L

From: Evaluation of the antidiarrheal activity of the leaf extracts of Myrtus communis Linn (Myrtaceae) in mice model

Constituents Crude extract Solvent fraction
80ME Chloroform Methanol Aqueous
Cardiac glycosides + _ + +
Flavonoids + + + -
Alkaloids _ _ _ _
Saponins + _ + +
Steroids _ + _ _
Tannins + + + +
Terpenoids + + + _
  1. + = present; − = Absent
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