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Table 6 Antioxidant activity shown by different extracts of Costus speciosus

From: Phytochemical competence and pharmacological perspectives of an endangered boon—Costus speciosus (Koen.) Sm.: a comprehensive review

Plant extract Maximum antioxidant activity References
Chloroform extract Free radical scavenging activity Chakraborty (2009)
Methanolic extract Hydroxyl radical scavenging, Nitric oxide scavenging activity Jha et al. (2010)
Acetone–water–acetic acid extract high oxygen radical capacity High oxygen radical absorbance capacity and free radical scavenging activity Lee et al. (2015)
Benzene extract High total phenolic content and antioxidant activity Nehete et al. (2010)