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Table 2 Total phenolic, and ferric reducing power contents of essential oils of A. cepa, A. sativum, D. gossweileiri, P. brazzeana

From: Chemical composition, in vitro antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties of essential oils of four dietary and medicinal plants from Cameroon

  TPC (μg AAE/mg) FRAP (μg AAE/mg)
Essential oil Essential oil
A. cepa 429.33 ± 1.31 b 2.75 ± 0.02 b
A. sativum 463.38 ± 1.24 a 5.33 ± 0.01 a
D. gossweileri 365.38 ± 0.66 c 0.76 ± 0.03 c
P. brazzeana 342.20 ± 0.99 d 0.08 ± 0.03d
  1. Values followed by the different superscript letter (a, b, c or d) within the same column are significantly different (p < 0.05) according to Tukey’s HSD test. AAE ascorbic acid equivalent