Table 2 Antioxidant Activity of the leaves essential oil of A. flagellaris showing % Inhibition at different concentrations and reference standard

From: Composition and biological assays of the leaf essential oil of Asparagus flagellaris (Kunth) Bak

Test samples % Inhibition at each Concentration (μg/mL)
1000.0 500.0 250.0 125.0 62.50
APAF 91.04 ± 0.0000 90.74 ± 0.0001 90.59 ± 0.0000 89.40 ± 0.0000 88.06 ± 0.0001
Ascorbic acid 93.05 ± 0.0006 92.87 ± 0.0006 92.78 ± 0.0012 90.49 ± 0.0001 90.40 ± 0.0000
BHA 92.60 ± 0.0006 91.96 ± 0.0000 91.41 ± 0.0000 91.32 ± 0.0000 90.68 ± 0.0012
  1. APAF: Leaf essential oil of A. flagellaris, BHA: Butylated hydroxyanisole, ± = Standard deviation