Type of extract Polyphenols (eq Gallic acid)a Tannins (eq Catechin)a Flavonoids (eq Quercetin)a Anthocyanins (eq cyanindin)b
Ethyl acetate 129.6 ± 4.1 477.9 ± 12.9 85.6 ± 3.1 0.75 ± 0.02
Petroleum ether 71.7 ± 2.1 315.6 ± 11.2 52.9 ± 1.9 1.98 ± 0.06
Ethanol 105.8 ± 4.2 58.1 ± 1.7 33.8 ± 1.4 5.48 ± 0.17
Decoction 100.2 ± 3.5 31.3 ± 0.8 16.2 ± 0.5 1.86 ± 0.05
a: g/Kg dry; b: mg/Kg dryc
Table 1: Chemical composition of Henna extracts.