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Table 1 Phytochemical screening assessment of R. rothschildianus leaves four solvents fractions

From: Phytochemical analysis, in-vitro anti-proliferative, anti-oxidant, anti-diabetic, and anti-obesity activities of Rumex rothschildianus Aarons. extracts

Phytochemically active constituent Hexane extract Acetone extract Methanol extract Aqueous extract
Protein + ++
Reducing sugars
Complex polysaccharides +
Phenols ++ +++ + +
Starch +++
Tannins + +
Flavonoids +++ +++ ++ +
Saponins ++
Glycosides +
Terpenoids and steroids +
Alkaloids
Volatile oil
  1. +: low content; ++ moderate content; +++ high content; − absent