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Table 1 Phytochemical investigation of P. hysterophorus flower and root extracts

From: Antioxidant mediated protective effect of Parthenium hysterophorus against oxidative damage using in vitro models

Phytochemicals HX BZ CH EA AC ET AQ
  f /r f /r f /r f /r f /r f /r f /r
Tannins -/- -/- +/- +/- +/- +/- +/+
Flavonoids +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+
Terpenoids +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+
Cardiac glycosides -/- +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+
Anthraquinones -/+ +/+ +/+ -/+ -/+ -/+ +/+
Reducing sugars +/- -/+ +/- +/+ +/+ +/+ +/-
Alkaloids +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+ +/+
Pholobatannins +/- -/+ -/- +/+ -/+ -/- +/+
Saponins -/- +/+ -/- -/+ -/+ -/- +/+
  1. Abbreviations: HX hexane, BZ benzene, CH chloroform, EA ethyl acetate, AC acetone, ET ethanol, AQ water. The signs (+ or -) before and after the slash indicate presence or absence of phytoconstituents in flower (f) and root (r) extracts, respectively.