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Table 4 Essential oils DPPH and β-carotene-linoleic acid assay results

From: Bioactivity of essential oils extracted from Cupressus macrocarpa branchlets and Corymbia citriodora leaves grown in Egypt

Sample IC50, μg/mL
DPPH assay β-Carotene-linoleic acid assay
Corymbia citriodora 5.1 ± 0.1b 3.2 ± 0.1b
Cupressus macrocarpa 6.1 ± 0.1c 4.0 ± 0.1c
BHT 2.9 ± 0.2a 2.6 ± 0.1a
  1. Values are expressed as mean of triplicate determinations ± standard deviation
  2. BHT Butylated hydroxyltoluene
  3. Means with the same letters within the same column are not significantly different (p < 0.05)
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