Table 2: Physicochemical aspects of Carapa guianensis oils.

Oil 1Oil 2Oil 3

Acidity (% oleic acid)0.30a0.28a0.24a
Peroxides (meq/kg)0.97a0a0a
Refraction (nD 40°C)1.4595a1.4603a1.4593a
Density (g/cm3)0.9174a0.9183a0.9169a
EC50 scavenging of DPPH+ (μL/mL)89.07 ± 3.67a>200b>200b
Phenolic content (mg/g of catechol)10.34 ± 0.04a9.50 ± 0.02a9.00 ± 0.03a

Values followed by different letters on the same line differ statistically amongst themselves according to ANOVA and the Tukey’s test (). CE50: half-maximal effective concentration; DPPH: 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl. Values of two independent assays.