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The results of the current study showed that the caper plant contains active compounds such as phenols and flavonoids. Caper gel exhibited the highest antioxidant activity about 92.31 % when used at concentration 100 %, when was comparable to that shown by the industrial antioxidant Butylated Hydroxy Toluene (BHT), which reached to 93.41%. The results also indicated that the alcohol extract of the caper gel was able to sweep the hydrogen peroxide amounted to 81.05 % compared to that shown by the industrial antioxidant and without significant differences. It also showed a reduction of 2.25 % which was not significantly different from standard ascorbic antioxidant which had the highest average of 2.84 %. This ability increased with an increase in gel concentration with no significant differences.


Antioxidants Caper fruits (Capparies spinosa) Gel extraction

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Al-Birawee, A. R. ., & Nasser, A. K. . (2019). Gel Extraction from Caper Fruits (Capparies spinosa L.) and Assess its Effectiveness as Antioxidants. Basrah J. Agric. Sci., 32(2), 74–84.


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