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Table 1 The analysis of phytochemicals in the methanol extract of T. apollinea

From: Medicinally active principles analysis of Tephrosia apollinea (Delile) DC. growing in the United Arab Emirates

Phytochemical constituents Observation Inference/results
Flavonoids Yellow colour persist +
Carbohydrates Green colour +
Alkaloids Orange precipitate +
Saponin Formation of emulsion +
Phenols Blue color +
Tannins Green brownish color +
Phobatannins Red precipitate +
Terpenoids Reddish brown colour +
Cardiac glycosides No yellowish brown ring of upper layer
Proteins White precipitate which turns red +
Volatile oils White precipitate +
  1. + presence,  absence