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Table 2 Antioxidant activity of the pulverised leaves and extracts of the yellow, green and black tea leaves

From: Phenol content and antioxidant activity of green, yellow and black tea leaves

Samples DPPH (μmol/100 g) ABTS (μmol/100 g)
YT   
 Pulverised leaves 1.994 ± 0.068a 1.769 ± 0.032a
 Extract 0.626 ± 0.068b 0.871 ± 0.050b
GT   
 Pulverised leaves 0.753 ± 0.096b 0.744 ± 0.062b,c
 Extract 0.388 ± 0.031c 0.649 ± 0.017c,d
BT   
 Pulverised leaves 0.171 ± 0.009d 0.335 ± 0.070e
 Extract 0.347 ± 0.017c 0.570 ± 0.040d
  1. Antioxidant activity of the pulverised leaves and extracts of the yellow (YT), green (GT) and black (BT) tea leaves.
  2. Values in the same column with different superscripts (a to d) are significantly different (P < 0.05) by analysis of variance (ANOVA) and Fisher's least significant difference (LSD).