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Table 3 Non-spectrophotometric quantitative phytochemical analysis of B. populneus and its derived fractions

From: Estimation of phytochemical constituents and in vitro antioxidant potencies of Brachychiton populneus (Schott & Endl.) R.Br.

Plant extracts/fractions Percentage (%) yield per gram
Alkaloids Flavonoids Saponins Terpenoids
BPM 6.93 ± 0.51 5.96 ± 0.33 20.4 ± 0.29 10.97 ± 0.35
BPH 2.3 ± 0.75 2.21 ± 0.6 8.0 ± 0.11 17.2 ± 0.73
BPC 3.8 ± 0.37 7.29 ± 0.52 12.5 ± 0.72 12.9 ± 0.85
BPE 16.7 ± 0.55 15.74 ± 0.2 14.8 ± 0.41 9.5 ± 0.40
BPB 10.2 ± 0.4 10.8 ± 0.21 17.3 ± 0.5 8.7 ± 0.21
BPA 18.1 ± 0.27 14.3 ± 0.7 16.1 ± 0.26 6.5 ± 0.55
  1. Mean ± SD (n = 3)
  2. BPM: B. populneus methanol extract; BPH: B. populneus n-hexane fraction; BPC: B. populneus chloroform fraction; BPE: B. populneus ethyl acetate fraction; BPB: B. populneus butanol fraction; BPA: B. populneus aqueous fraction