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Table 3 Cytotoxicity, antioxidant activity, total phenolics and total flavonoids content of acetone extracts of Clausena anisata, Peltophorum africannum and Zanthoxylum capense

From: The anti-inflammatory and antioxidant activity of 25 plant species used traditionally to treat pain in southern African

Samples VERO IC50 (μg/mL) DPPH IC50 (μg/mL) ABTS IC50 (μg/mL) FRAP IC50 (μgFe (II)/g) TPC (mg GAE/g) TFC (mg QE/g)
Clausena anisata 23.19 ± 0.58 119.36 ± 3.78 64.08 ± 2.61 146.52 ± 11.97 109.63 ± 7.62 159.01 ± 1.88
Peltophorum africanum 103.45 ± 0.41 4.67 ± 0.31 7.71 ± 0.36 434.54 ± 29.82 255.26 ± 28.69 80.00 ± 8.06
Zanthoxylum capense >1000 138.78 ± 13.24 132.10 ± 8.10 93.96 ± 7.68 372.27 ± 16.06 38.59 ± 6.65
Trolox   2.74 ± 0.08 7.21 ± 0.42 Nd Nd Nd
Ascorbic. Acid   2.92 ± 0.14 13.57 ± 0.44 Nd Nd Nd
  1. Values are expressed as mean ± SD
  2. Nd: not determined