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Table 2 Total phenolic, flavonoid and ascorbic acid contents of plant extracts

From: Oxidative DNA damage preventive activity and antioxidant potential of plants used in Unani system of medicine

Plant name Total phenolic content
mg GAE/g plant extract1
Total flavonoid content
mg QEE/g plant extract1
Total ascorbic acid content
mg AA/g plant extract1
Cleome icosandra 166.13 ± 0.56 172.23 ± 0.08 0.98 ± 0.218
Rosa damascena 142.23 ± 0.09 151.32 ± 0.51 0.82 ± 0.092
Cyperus scariosus 128.83 ± 0.32 118.93 ± 0.23 0.39 ± 0.017
Gardenia gummifera 82.72 ± 0.03 87.32 ± 0.13 0.49 ± 0.029
Abies pindrow 76.82 ± 0.13 63.82 ± 10.71 0.47 ± 0.079
Valeriana wallichii 72.13 ± 0.51 74.32 ± 0.21 0.55 ± 1.012
Holarrhena antidysenterica 69.12 ± 0.35 60.42 ± 0.34 0.42 ± 0.077
Anacyclus pyrethrum 62.89 ± 0.43 38.89 ± 0.52 0.37 ± 0.12
Orchis mascula 12.52 ± 0.57 12.11 ± 1.20 0.33 ± 0.073
Asphodelus tenuiofolius 15.74 ± 0.98 11.98 ± 0.74 0.14 ± 0.091
  1. 1Results are mean ± SD from three sets of independent experiments, each set in triplicate