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Table 2 Antioxidant activities of aerial parts of M. spicate essential oil

From: Chemical composition, antioxidant, antimicrobial and Antiproliferative activities of essential oil of Mentha spicata L. (Lamiaceae) from Algerian Saharan atlas

  Scavenging activity IC50 (μg/mL)
Parameters DPPH ABTS FRAP
Essential oil 3450 ± 172.5a 40.2 ± 0.2a 215 ± 4.50a
Ascorbic acid 2.22 ± 0.04b 0.82 ± 0.01b 2.2 ± 0.1b
BHT 15.20 ± 0.02b 1.42 ± 0.05b 18.2 ± 0.5b
  1. Each value in the table is represented as mean ± SD (n = 3). Means not sharing the same letter are significantly different at P < 0.05 probability level in each column