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Table 6 Antioxidant capacity of neem cosmetics and reference compounds (mg / mL)

From: Inhibitory effects of Azadirachta indica secondary metabolites formulated cosmetics on some infectious pathogens and oxidative stress radicals

Neem samples sand reference compounds   Activity  
DPPH LP NO
NMS (IC50) 6.50 ± 0.12 5.81 ± 0.03 4.78 ± 0.12
NMLS (IC50) 5.50 ± 0.01 5.11 ± 0.02 4.06 ± 0.02
NMSBS (IC50) 4.30 ± 0.10 3.26 ± 0.01 3.06 ± 0.03
NMLSBS (IC50) 2.60 ± 0.02 1.75 ± 0.03 1.65 ± 0.01
NMC (IC50) 10.42 ± 0.12 6.23 ± 0.03 6.10 ± 0.02
NMLC (IC50) 5.48 ± 0.01 5.21 ± 0.02 3.94 ± 0.02
NMSBC (IC50) 5.10 ± 0.10 3.41 ± 0.01 2.49 ± 0.03
NMLSBC (IC50) 4.05 ± 0.02 2. 23 ± 0.03 1.50 ± 0.01
Rutin (IC50) * 5.74 ± 0.02 5.26 ± 0.11 4.80 ± 0.04
Vitamin C (IC50) * 3.18 ± 0.01 2.28 ± 0.03 2.16 ± 0.01
  1. NMS &NMC neem soap and cream without neem EOs, NMLS& NMLC neem soap and cream containing leaf EO, NMSBS & NMSBC neem soap and cream containing neem stem bark EO, NMLSBS & NMLSBC neem soap and cream containing both leaf and stem bark EOs
  2. *positive control drugs, ± SD, n = 3. P < 0.05 was considered significant