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Table 3 Summary of the biological activities detected in this paper for C. hypocistis extracts

From: Antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-tyrosinase properties of extracts of the Mediterranean parasitic plant Cytinus hypocistis

  Cyclohexane extract Ethanolic extract Water extract
Amount (g/100 g of dried plant material) 0.5 % 28.1 % 16.3 %
Antioxidant activity ± +++ ++
Antibacterial activity (Gram-positive) ++ ++
Antibacterial activity (Gram-negative) ± ±
Anti-tyrosinase activity ± +++ ++
Cytotoxicity against B16F10 melanoma cells