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Table 4 Estimation of major phytochemicals in various Rauvolfia species

From: Identification of suitable substitute for Sarpagandha (Rauvolfia serpentina (L.) Benth. ex Kurz) by phytochemical and pharmacological evaluation

Sl. no Sample Total alkaloids Total phenolics Total flavonoids
1 R. serpentina 0.48 5.20 1.80
2 R. hookeri 0.33 5.67 5.50
3 R. micrantha 0.36 7.57 6.70
4 R. tetraphylla 0.90 8.10 6.10
5 R. verticillata 0.22 12.33 10.30