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Table 3 Thin layer chromatography (TLC) of different parts of methanolic extracts of selected plants

From: Antimicrobial activity, toxicity and anti-inflammatory potential of methanolic extracts of four ethnomedicinal plant species from Punjab, Pakistan

Standards Rf value
Caffeic acid 0.85
Quercitin 0.38
Rutin 0.97
trans-cinnamic acid 0.74
Salicylic acid 0.6
Plant extracts Rf value
Aristolochia indica 0.23, 0.26, 0.31, 0.45, 0.56, 0.83
Cuscuta pedicellata 0.16, 0.2, 0.25, 0.35, 0.45, 0.61,
  0.75, 0.83, 0.85
Melilotus indicus 0.20, 0.25, 0.34, 0.37, 0.56, 0.83
Tribulus terresteris (leaf) 0.16, 0.25, 0.30, 0.45, 0.75, 0.83
Tribulus terresteris (fruit) 0.16, 0.20, 0.27, 0.35, 0.48, 0.56,
  0.75, 0.83, 0.85