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Elucidation of the Effects of Si-Wu Tang on Menstrual Disorder Patterns through Activation of Aromatase and Antioxidation

Table 4

The DPPH radical-scavenging activity of Si-Wu Tang (SWT) and the marker substances of its components.

TCMs Inhibition (%) (mg/mL)

163.2 ± 1.30.7
270.4 ± 4.60.6
341.2 ± 0.91.4
462.5 ± 1.10.7
579.4 ± 0.60.4
Vitamin C (1.25 mM)84.1 ± 0.80.04

HerbsInhibition (%) (mg/mL)

Dang Gui13.7 ± 0.3-
Shao Yao72.2 ± 2.10.2
Chuan Xiong49.7 ± 1.41.0
Shu Di Huang40.0 ± 2.0-

Marker substancesInhibition (%) (μM)

Ferulic acid88.1 ± 0.5267.0
Ligustrazine0.4 ± 0.2-
Gallic acid87.5 ± 0.411.0
1,2,3,4,6-Pentagalloylglucose89.2 ± 0.12.6
Paeoniflorin14.3 ± 3.3-
Paeonol4.3 ± 0.8-
Catapol20.0 ± 1.7-

The test concentration of samples was 1 mg/mL.
1, SWT; 2, SWT without Dang Gui; 3, SWT without Shao Yao; 4, SWT without Chuan Xiong; 5, SWT without Shu Di Huang; TCM, traditional Chinese medicine. -: value of was >1 mg/mL.

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