Table 2: Evaluation of antiproliferative activities of Chrysanthemum coronarium essential oil by MTT assay in cell lines after 48 h. The presented LD50 values are expressed as μg/mL ± SD and correspond to the means of three independent readings.

Cell lineLD50 (μg/mL)

Human ductal breast epithelial tumor  T47D 75 ± 5
Human breast adenocarcinoma  MCF-7 82 ± 8
Human colon adenocarcinoma  Caco-2 43 ± 6
Human epithelial carcinoma  HeLa 110 ± 8