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Table 1 Phytochemical constituents of extract and fractions

From: Potentials of leaves of Aspilia africana (Compositae) in wound care: an experimental evaluation

Phytochemical constituents Extract and fractions
  ME (4.08%) HF (0.42%) MF (3.56%)
Alkaloids + - +
Glycosides - - +
Saponins + - +
Tannins + - +
Flavonoids + - +
Resins + - +
Sterols + + -
Terpenoids + + -
Carbohydrates + - +
  1. Values in parenthesis are extractive yields. + = Present; - = Absent.
  2. ME = Methanol extract; HF = n-Hexane fraction; MF = Methanol fraction