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Table 1 Different phytochemical tests for aqueous methanolic extract of Olax nana

From: HPLC-DAD finger printing, antioxidant, cholinesterase, and α-glucosidase inhibitory potentials of a novel plant Olax nana

S. No Phytochemical tests Observations Results
1 Alkaloids ppt. +
2 Flavonoids Formation of yellow color which changed to colorless on acid addition +
3 Glycosides Reddish ppt. is not formed -
4 Tannins Formation of bluish-black color +
5 Sterols green to pink color was absent +
6 Saponins frothing bubbles are formed +
7 Anthraquinones Red, violet or pink color are not formed in aqueous layer -
8 Terpenoids Appearance of reddish brown color +