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Table 8 Effect of Cinnamomum tamala oil and positive controls on in vitro Assays (DPPH, Superoxide and metal chelating Assay)

From: GC-MS analysis and screening of antidiabetic, antioxidant and hypolipidemic potential of Cinnamomum tamala oil in streptozotocin induced diabetes mellitus in rats

  IC50(microgram/ml)
Sample DPPH Hydrogen peroxide (H2O2) Metal chelating activity
CTO 250 ± 1.2 180 ± 1.4 350 ± 1.3
Cinnamaldehyde 120 ± 0.8 140 ± 1.1 240 ± 0.9
BHT 19 ± 0.1 40 ± 0.2 --
BHA 18.3 ± 0.1 54 ± 0.2 --
EDTA -- -- 220 ± 0.2
  1. BHA: Butylated hydroxy aniline; BHT: Butylated hydroxy toluene; EDTA: Ethylene diammine tetra acetic acid; CTO: Cinnamomum tamala oil; --: Not tested.