Comparative Assessment of Total Polyphenols and Antioxidant Activity of Commercial Green Tea from Tuzla Markets

  • Jasmin Suljagić
  • Emir Horozić
  • Mersiha Suljkanović
  • Nusreta Hasić
Keywords: Phenol, FRAP, DPPH, Green Tea

Abstract

Green Tea, made from Camellia sinensis plant leaves, is one of the most popular drinks in the world. For the past decades, scientists have studied this plant in terms of potential health benefits. Research has shown that green tea helps prevent stroke, malignancy and infections. In this paper, antioxidant activity and total phenol content of 4 samples of green tea from local Tuzla stores were investigated, of which two were of foreign origin. The antioxidant activity of the samples was analyzed using FRAP and DPPH methods. The obtained results show that the highest content of total phenols and the largest antioxidant capacity has a sample of foreign origin. The content of total phenols in the samples ranges from 60.01 to 79.34 mg GAE/g. The highest FRAP value is 3.34 mmol/g. The antioxidant capacity was also confirmed by the DPPH method. The IC50 value ranges from 0.014 to 0.030 mg/mL.

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. DOI: 10.1155/2014/863984

Published
2019-07-31
How to Cite
Jasmin Suljagić, Emir Horozić, Mersiha Suljkanović, & Nusreta Hasić. (2019). Comparative Assessment of Total Polyphenols and Antioxidant Activity of Commercial Green Tea from Tuzla Markets. International Journal for Research in Applied Sciences and Biotechnology, 6(4), 14-17. https://doi.org/10.31033/ijrasb.6.4.4
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