Table 1: Phytochemical profile of B. variegata leaf extracts.

ExtractsPhytochemicals
Reducing sugarAnthraquinoneTerpenoidsPhenolsFlavonoidsSaponinTanninAlkaloidsCardiac glycosides

PE++++ +
BZ++++ +
CH+++
EA+++
AC+++
ET++++++++
AQ+++++

Phytochemical analysis of B. variegata leaf extracts was done as described in Section 2. Abbreviations: PE: petroleum ether, BZ: benzene, CH: chloroform, EA: ethyl acetate, AC: acetone, ET: ethyl alcohol, AQ: water, (+) present/detected, and (−) not detected.