Table 1: Similar chemical compound in the plant extracts.

Chemical compound Plant extract Retention time (min) Area of peak (%) Application
D-Limonene Saponin standard - - Antimicrobial, antifungal, antioxidant, as
cleaning liquids, cosmetics and flavorings [33-35].
Furcraea selloa var. marginata 3.486 1.09
Spent tea leaves 3.486 0.32
Monochoria vaginalis 3.486 2.20
Cyclohexasiloxane, dodecamethyl Saponin standard 7.412 7.51 Cleaning agents, cosmetics, textile applications,
antifungal and as biological resistance to termites [21,22].
Furcraea selloa var. marginata 7.404 5.57
Spent tea leaves 7.412 1.64
Monochoria vaginalis 7.412 6.07
Cycloheptasiloxane, tetradecamethyl Saponin standard 9.763 11.87 Cleaning agents, cosmetics, textile applications,
antifungal and as biological resistance to termites
Furcraea selloa var. marginata 9.756 7.22
Spent tea leaves 9.763 2.59
Monochoria vaginalis 9.763 8.48
Cyclooctasiloxane, hexadecamethyl Saponin standard 11.790 8.64 Cleaning agents, cosmetics, textile applications,
antifungal and as biological resistance to termites
Furcraea selloa var. marginata 11.790 5.64
Spent tea leaves 11.790 1.88
Monochoria vaginalis 11.790 5.82
Cyclononasiloxane, octadecamethyl Saponin standard 13.508 6.73 Cleaning agents, cosmetics, textile applications,
antifungal and as biological resistance to termites
Furcraea selloa var. marginata 13.508 4.48
Spent tea leaves 13.508 1.46
Monochoria vaginalis 13.508 4.87
Tetrasiloxane Saponin standard 18.813 4.86 Cleaning agents, cosmetics, textile applications,
antifungal and as biological resistance to termites
Furcraea selloa var. marginata 18.813 4.99
Spent tea leaves 18.805 1.68
Monochoria vaginalis 18.805 4.41
Heptasiloxane Saponin standard 20.923 5.09 Cleaning agents, cosmetics, textile applications,
antifungal and as biological resistance to termites
Furcraea selloa var. marginata 20.923 5.62
Spent tea leaves 20.923 1.95
Monochoria vaginalis 20.923 5.23