Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Community
Vol 11, No 1 (2014)

DAYA HAMBAT MINYAK ATSIRI DAN EKSTRAK LIMBAH SISA DESTILASI RIMPANG KUNIR PUTIH (Kaempferia rotunda L.) TERHADAP PERTUMBUHAN Candida albicans ATCC 10231

Astutiningsih, Christina (Unknown)
Octaviani, Ratih (Unknown)
Suratiningsih, Sri (Unknown)



Article Info

Publish Date
01 May 2014

Abstract

Abstract: White turmeric rhizome contains alkaloid, saponin, flavonoid, polifenol, and essential oils. The purpose of this research is to determine the antifungal activity of essensial oil and residual destillation of white turmeric rhizome against Candida albicans. Essential oils of white turmeric rhizome isolated by steam distillation method, the extraction of waste with soxhletasimethod. Antifungal activities were investigated by the paper disc method method. The test results showed antifungal activity of essential oil of white turmeric rhizome in different concentrations (0.75, 1, 2, and 2.25%) were 0.0 ; 0.736 ; 0.894 ; 1.041 cm. The antifungal activities of the residual distillation of extract (2.25, 2.5, 3, and 4%) were 0.0, 0.674, 0.743 and 0.874 cm. Therewas a difference of the zone of inhibition of Candida albicans growth between essential oils and residual distillation of white turmeric rhizome.Keywords: White turmeric, Candida albicans, essential oils, extract of waste, inhibiton.

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Journal Info

Abbrev

JFSK

Publisher

Subject

Medicine & Pharmacology

Description

Jurnal Farmasi Sains dan Komunitas (Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Community / J Pharm Sci Community) firstly published in 2003, is a peer-reviewed, open access scientific journal that publishes research articles, review articles, as well as short communication in various pharmaceutical ...