Aktivitas Antioksidan Ekstrak Propolis dari Yogyakarta Dalam Kedokteran Gigi

  • Wiwekowati Wiwekowati Bagian Ortodonti Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar
  • Surwandi Walianto Bagian Ortodonti Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi Universitas Mahasaraswati Denpasar

Abstract

Propolis is one source of antioxidants derived from bees. The antioxidant potential of propolis is influenced by
plant factors that grow in geographic areas where the bees live. The biological effects of propolis are widely known
and have been used since antiquity. The purpose of this study was to examine the potential of antioxidant propolis
from Yogyakarta area. Methods were performed in the form of antioxidant character test using total flavonoid activity
test and total phenol. Its antioxidant strength was measured by DPPH IC50 test. The results showed that the propolis
antioxidant from Yogyakarta had a very strong potency with DPPH value of 35.6 μg / ml; with flavonoid content of
6.83% w / w and phenol content of 0.62% w / w. It can be concluded that propolis from Yogyakarta has a potent
antioxidant potential so it has prospects to be developed economically. High antioxidant activity and therapeutic
effectiveness, local propolis is expected to add value to the contribution of de dentistry in particular.

Published
2017-11-18
How to Cite
WIWEKOWATI, Wiwekowati; WALIANTO, Surwandi. Aktivitas Antioksidan Ekstrak Propolis dari Yogyakarta Dalam Kedokteran Gigi. Proceeding SENARI, [S.l.], v. 5, p. 105-109, nov. 2017. Available at: <http://eproceeding.undiksha.ac.id/index.php/senari/article/view/924>. Date accessed: 25 june 2018.
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