Table 1: Qualitative analysis of the extract.

Different plant constituentsTests

Test for alkaloidsMayer’s test, Dragendroff’s test, Wagner’s test, and Hager’s test
Test for proteins and amino acidsMillon’s test, Biuret test, and ninhydrin test
Test for anthraquinonesModified Borntrager’s test
Test for flavonoidsFerric chloride test and lead acetate test
Test for carbohydratesMolisch’s test
Test for reducing sugarsFehling’s test and Benedict’s test
Test for saponinsFoam formation test
Test for tanninsFerric chloride test and lead acetate test
Test for steroids, triterpenoids, and cardiac glycosidesLiebermann-Burchard test, Salkowski test, Noller’s test, Legal’s test, Baljet test, and Keller Kiliani’s test