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Table 2 % Yield and Antioxidant activity of Perovskia abrotanoides essential and fixed oils*

From: Compositional studies and Biological activities of Perovskia abrotanoides Kar. oils

Plant parts and tested samples % yield (g/100 g) DPPH radical scavenging (IC50) (μg/mL) Inhibition of peroxidataion in linoleic acid system (%)
Stem Essential oil 2.13 ± 0.06 17.9 ± 0.004 61.1 ± 0.87
Fixed oil 2.96 ± 0.04 73.1 ± 0.007 45.9 ± 1.74
Leaves Essential oil 2.86 ± 0.05 45.4 ± 0.01 76.7 ± 0.87
Fixed oil 3.61 ± 0.10 62.5 ± 0.05 47.4 ± 0.87
Standard BHT -- 8.78 ± 0.10 90.4 ± 0.87
  1. *Values are mean ± S.D. of three separate experiments (P < 0.05).
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