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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 2 Phenolic content, Flavonoid content and DPPH radical scavenging activity of Olea europaea L. leaf extracts along with standard

From: Comprehensive evaluation of pharmacological properties of Olea europaea L. for Cosmeceuticals prospects

Extraction solvent Phenolic content Total Flavonoid DPPH radical scavenging activity
(μg/ml)
  10 50 100 500 1000
Methanolic extracts 25.6 24.1 14.7 23.5 66.1 75.2 92.5
Ethanolic extracts 24.0 19.5 14.1 22.9 64.6 70.2 86.8
Acetone extracts 24.8 17.3 11.9 17.6 45.2 60.5 80.8
Aqueous extracts 16.9 9.5 10.5 11.6 24.3 35.2 70.5
Standard        91.2