Antioxidant Properties of Extracts from Medicinal Plants Popularly Used in Taiwan

@inproceedings{Shyur2006AntioxidantPO,
  title={Antioxidant Properties of Extracts from Medicinal Plants Popularly Used in Taiwan},
  author={Lie-Fen Shyur and Jieh-Hen Tsung and Je-Hsin Chen and Chih-Yang Chiu and C Lo},
  year={2006}
}
We have examined antioxidant activities of twenty-six medicinal herbal extracts that have been popularly used as folk medicines in Taiwan. The results of scavenging DPPH radical activity show that, among the 26 tested medicinal plants, Ludwigia octovalvis, Vitis thunbergii, Rubus parvifolius, Lindernia anagallis, and Zanthoxylum nitidum exhibited strong activities and their IC50 values for DPPH radicals were 4.6, 24, 27, 36, 50 g/mL, respectively. As for the superoxide anion scavenging… CONTINUE READING