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Table 2 Phytochemical results of medicinal plants (Taye Kebede et al. 2021a, b)

From: Phytochemical analysis of some selected traditional medicinal plants in Ethiopia

Scientific name (parts) Solvent Major phytochemicals in the crude extract of medicinal plants
Saponins Tannins Alkaloids Terpenoids Anthraquinone Flavonoids Phenolic cardiac glycoside
CE (fruit) Methanol + ++ +++ + + +++ +++ ++
  Aqueous ++ ++ + + +++ ++
ED(Bark) Methanol +++ ++ + + +++ + +
  Aqueous ++ + ++ ++ ++
LA(leaf) Aqueous ++ + +++ + +++ ++ +
  Methanol ++ + + +++ ++ +
DP(leaf) Aqueous + +++ + ++ + +
  Methanol +++ +++ ++ +     
C P(root) Aqueous + ++ ++ + ++ +
  Methanol + + + + + ++
RA(root) Aqueos + + + ++ +++ + ++
  Methanol +++ + ++ + ++ ++ +
PA(leaf) Methanol ++ + ++ +++ ++ ++
  Aqueous + ++ + ++ ++ ++ +
  1. −, the absence of chemical constituents; +, slightly detected; ++, moderate amount