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Table 1 Qualitative Analysis of Euphorbia helioscopia

From: Efficacy of Euphorbia helioscopia in context to a possible connection between antioxidant and antidiabetic activities: a comparative study of different extracts

No Phytochemicals MthEh EthEh AqEh
1 Alkaloids + + + + + + +
2 Phenols + + + + + +
3 Anthraquinones
4 Flavonoids + + + + + +
5 Reducing sugar + + +
6 Saponins + +
7 Terpenoids + +
8 Steroids + +
9 Tannins + + + + +
  1. (+++); Strongly positive, (++); moderately positive, (+); weakly positive, (−): not detected
  2. MthEh Methanolic extract of Euphorbia helioscopia, EthEh Ethanolic extract of Euphorbia helioscopia, AqEh Aqueous extract of Euphorbia helioscopia
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