Senyawa Bioaktif Pada Acorus Calamus (L.) Dan Pemanfaatannya Sebagai Obat Kanker Dan Antimikroba

Silalahi, Marina (2018) Senyawa Bioaktif Pada Acorus Calamus (L.) Dan Pemanfaatannya Sebagai Obat Kanker Dan Antimikroba. Jurnal Dinamika Pendidikan, 11 (1). pp. 95-108. ISSN 1410 4695

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Abstract

Jerango (Acorus calamus L.) or also known as the sweet flag is a species in the Acoraceae which used as medicine. This article aims to reveal the relationship of secondary metabolites contained of the A. calamus with its use as a cure for cancer and anti microbial. This article is based on offline and online media literature. Offline literature used the books, whereas online media used Web, Scopus, Pubmed, and scientific journals. Acorus calamus is an aromatic plant containing the essential oils, especially asarone. The local community Indonesian has long been exploited the Acorus calamus to cure fever, malnutrition, and postpartum mothers. The essential oil of the A. calamus inhibits of microbial growth (bacteria, fungi and yeasts) and inhibits cell growth. The A. calamus is potentially developed as a cancer drug, but its toxicity needs to be further investigated.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: SCIENCE > Botany
Depositing User: Ms Sari Mentari Simanjuntak
Date Deposited: 28 Nov 2018 07:27
Last Modified: 28 Nov 2018 07:27
URI: http://repository.uki.ac.id/id/eprint/450

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