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Table 2 Reducing potential of different parts of F. benjamina

From: Chemical composition and Biological studies of Ficus benjamina

Plant extracts and fractions Concentration (mg/ml) Plant parts
   Stem Root Leaves
Methanol 2.5 0.64 ± 0.003rs 0.56 ± 0.003uv 0.39 ± 0.00z
5.0 1.22 ± 0.015e 0.87 ± 0.001klm 0.57 ± 0.001tuv
7.5 1.39 ± 0.006c 1.03 ± 0.001g 0.79 ± 0.001no
10.0 1.47 ± 0.006ab 1.49 ± 0.001a 1.41 ± 0.003bc
n-butanol 2.5 1.02 ± 0.006g 0.76 ± 0.006op 0.38 ± 0.001z
5.0 1.10 ± 0.006f 0.83 ± 0.001lmn 1.18 ± 0.006e
7.5 1.22 ± 0.006e 0.84 ± 0.005lmn 1.28 ± 0.029d
10.0 1.39 ± 0.026c 0.91 ± 0.001ijk 1.47 ± 0.005ab
Chloroform 2.5 0.37 ± 0.001z 0.37 ± 0.001z 0.64 ± 0.001rs
5.0 0.39 ± 0.001z 0.61 ± 0.001stu 0.93 ± 0.001ij
7.5 0.46 ± 0.001xy 0.62 ± 0.001st 0.94 ± 0.001ij
10.0 0.47 ± 0.001x 0.91 ± 0.001ijk 0.96 ± 0.001hi
Ethyl acetate 2.5 0.48 ± 0.001x 0.60 ± 0.001stu 0.50 ± 0.001wx
5.0 0.57 ± 0.001tuv 0.88 ± 0.001jkl 0.59 ± 0.001sv
7.5 0.73 ± 0.001pq 1.01 ± 0.006gh 0.61 ± 0.001stu
10.0 0.91 ± 0.001ijk 1.29 ± 0.023 d 0.64 ± 0.001rs
n-hexane 2.5 0.48 ± 0.001x 0.35 ± 0.001z 0.68 ± 0.001qr
5.0 0.49 ± 0.001wx 0.37 ± 0.001z 0.79 ± 0.003no
7.5 0.54 ± 0.001vw 0.40 ± 0.001yz 0.69 ± 0.151qr
  10.0 0.59 ± 0.001sv 0.81 ± 0.001mno 1.12 ± 0.015f
  1. Values are means ± SD of three separate experiments (p < 0.05). Different letters in superscript indicate significant differences within solvents and among various parts.