Phytochemical Compounds Found In Moringa (Moringa Oleifera) Leaves Ethanol Extract From Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara

  • Kusmiyati Kusmiyati Poltekkes Kemenkes Kupang
  • Soedjajadi Keman Faculty of Public Health, Airlangga University Surabaya https://orcid.org/0000-0002-4619-7692
  • Muhammad Amin Faculty of Medicine, Airlangga University - Surabaya
  • Suwarno Suwarno Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Airlangga University Surabaya
  • Irma Sarita Rahmawati Brawijaya University - Malang
Keywords: Compound, ethanol, extract, Moringa oleifera, leaves, phytochemical

Abstract

Background. Moringa oleifera leaves are often used to treat diseases. One of the provinces with a large number of Moringa oleifera plants is East Nusa Tenggara Province, Indonesia. Objective: To identify phytochemical compounds found in Moringa oleifera leaves ethanol extract. Materials and methods: Moringa oleifera plant was obtained from Moringa oleifera plantation in Sokon Village, Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara, Indonesia. Moringa oleifera leaves were extracted using maceration technique with ethanol 96% as a solvent. Qualitative phytochemical screening was done using thin layer chromatography method. Results: The results showed that Moringa oleifera leaves extract consisted of many compounds such as polyphenols, flavonoids, saponins, saturated sapogenin, and unsaturated steroid. This results was different from other studies that found alkaloids and tannins. Conclusion: Concluded from this study results that the ethanolic extracts of Moringa oleifera leaf contains compounds that have potential to prevent diseases.

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Published
2018-12-28
How to Cite
Kusmiyati, K., Keman, S., Amin, M., Suwarno, S., & Rahmawati, I. (2018). Phytochemical Compounds Found In Moringa (Moringa Oleifera) Leaves Ethanol Extract From Kupang, East Nusa Tenggara. Proceeding 1st. International Conference Health Polytechnic of Kupang, 184-189. Retrieved from http://proceeding.poltekeskupang.ac.id/index.php/ichpk/article/view/48