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Table 1 Qualitative phytochemical screening of plant extracts of B. ceiba

From: In-vitro osteoblast proliferation and in-vivo anti-osteoporotic activity of Bombax ceiba with quantification of Lupeol, gallic acid and β-sitosterol by HPTLC and HPLC

S. No. Chemical test Pet. ether extract Methanolic extract
1. Alkaloids -
2. Anthraquinone glycosides -
3. Saponin glycosides - +
4. Cardiac glycosides -
5. Carbohydrates - +
6. Flavonoids +
7. Tannins +
8. Steroids +
9. Triterpenoids + +
10. Fats/lipids/fixed oil +
11. Proteins and amino acids
  1. (+) indicate presence and (−) indicate absence