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Table 3 Antioxidant activities of Cynara scolymus leaves extracts

From: Protective effects of Cynara scolymus leaves extract on metabolic disorders and oxidative stress in alloxan-diabetic rats

Extracts ABTS assay (moL Trolox /g dry extract) Total antioxidant capacities (mg VC /g dry extract)
Hexane 104.3 ± 1.73 ### 145 ± 8.67###
Ethylacetate 382.60 ± 5.24 ## 165.78 ± 9.56ns
Butanol 251.93 ± 2.15### 109.40 ± 7.15###
Ethanol 499.43 ± 3.72ns 128.75 ± 8.45ns
Aqueous 210.74 ± 8.36 ### 140.54 ± 2.45ns
  1. Values are given as means ± SD (n = 3). # p ≤ 0.05, ## p ≤ 0.01, ### p ≤ 0.001 were significant compared to ethanol extract from leaves of C. scolymus; ns: non-significant changes between all extracts vs ethanol extract from leaves of C. scolymus