Antioxidant activity of Erica arborea

Ay M., Bahadori F., Oeztuerk M., Kolak U., Topcu G.

FITOTERAPIA, vol.78, pp.571-573, 2007 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 78
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.fitote.2007.03.024
  • Journal Name: FITOTERAPIA
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.571-573
  • Istanbul Technical University Affiliated: No


The antioxidant properties of the methanol extract of leaves and flowers of Erica arborea and the ethyl acetate, butanol and water soluble fractions were investigated. The ethyl acetate extract was found to be the richest for phenolic and flavonoid content which showed the highest antioxidant activity. (c) 2007 Elsevier B.V. All rights reserved.