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Table 1 Preliminary phytochemical screening of different extracts of B. orellana

From: Comparative phytochemical, antioxidant, and antibacterial study of different parts of Doigota plants (Bixa orellana L.)

CompoundsAqueous extract (seed)Ethanolic extract (seed)Methanolic extract (seed)Aqueous extract (branch)Ethanolic extract (branch)Methanolic extract (branch)Aqueous extract (leaf)Ethanolic extract (leaf)Methanolic extract (leaf)
Carbohydrates+++++++++
Alkaloids+++++++++++
Glycosides++++++++++
Coumarins++++++++++-++
Tannins+++++++++++++++++++++
Phenols++++++++++++++++++++++
Flavonoids++++++++++++++++++
Saponins++++++++++++++++++
Proteins+++++++++++++++++++
  1. Indication: +++ = high; ++ = moderate; + = low; − = not detected