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Research Article

Effects of Juniperus phoenicea Hydroalcoholic Extract on Inflammatory Mediators and Oxidative Stress Markers in Carrageenan-Induced Paw Oedema in Mice

Table 2

Amounts of total phenolic compounds and total flavonoids and determined IC50 values of the DPPH free radical scavenging assay and β-carotene bleaching test of J. phoenicea EtOH-H2OE. Ascorbic acid and BHT were used as standards.

ExtractsPhenolic content
(mg GAE/g)
Flavonoid content
(mg EQ/g)
DPPH
(IC50  μg/ml)
β-carotene 
(IC50μg/ml)

EtOH-H2OE70.3±0.2011.33±0.0512.22±0.0215±0.01
Ascorbic acid--3.5± 0.20-
BHT---5.1 ± 0.10

Each value represents the mean ± SD of three experiments.
(mg GAE/g): mg of gallic acid equivalent per g of dry plant extract.
(mg EQ/g): mg of quercetin equivalent per g of dry plant extract.
-: not tested.

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