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Table 3 Quantitative analysis of plant extracts

From: Chemical profile and in vivo hypoglycemic effects of Syzygium jambos, Costus speciosus and Tapeinochilos ananassae plant extracts used as diabetes adjuvants in Puerto Rico

Plant Extract Flavonoids (±SD mg QE/g DW) Total Phenolic Content (± SD mg QE/mg extract) Tannin Content (± mg Tannic acid eq/g FW) Saponins (± SD % mg Quillaja/mg DW Alkaloids (± SD % μg Nicotine eq/mg FW)
Methanolic Aqueous Methanolic Aqueous
S.jambos 24.3 ± 1.3a 0.45 ± 0.09a 0.18 ± 0.04a 3.361 ± 0.004a 0.6 ± 0.3 nda 1.80 ± 0.10a
T. ananasse 29.8 ± 0.0b 0.14 ± 0.02b 0.034 ± 0.005b 10.337 ± 0.008b 0.4 ± 0.4 6.90 ± 0.17b 5.20 ± 0.43b
C. speciosus 15.8 ± 0.9c 0.35 ± 0.01a 0.060 ± 0.002c 1.516 ± 0.008c 0.2 ± 0.3 806.0 ± 172.0c 3.49 ± 0.15c
  1. ND Not detected. Values are mean ± SD. Different letters show significant differences, P < 0.05