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Table 3 Total phenolic and total flavonoids contents from ethanol extract of different Gentiana spp. a

From: Comparative analysis among three Taiwan-specific Gentiana species and Chinese medicinal plant Gentiana scabra

Samples Total phenolicb Total flavonoidsc
G. scabra (GS) 52.34 ± 0.73 CD 18.58 ± 1.30 B
G. davidii var. formosana (GDF) 66.31 ± 2.61 B 8.06 ± 0.52 C
G. arisanensis (GA) 42.28 ± 0.39 D 9.69 ± 0.80 C
G. scabrida var. punctulata (GSP) 102.24 ± 6.18 A 71.14 ± 4.16 A
Gentian dried root 1 (DR1) 43.17 ± 1.37 D 2.66 ± 0.10 D
Gentian dried root 2 (DR2) 60.59 ± 1.98 B 1.45 ± 0.14 D
  1. aValue are means ± standard error, n = 3. Means followed by the same letter are not significantly different at 5% level by LSD (least significant difference) test.
  2. bExpressed as mg gallic acid equivalent/g dry weight.
  3. cExpressed as mg quercetin equivalent/g dry weight.