Ageratum Conyzoides L.(Pemanfaatan Sebagai Obat Dan Bioaktivitasnya)

Silalahi, Marina (2019) Ageratum Conyzoides L.(Pemanfaatan Sebagai Obat Dan Bioaktivitasnya). Jurnal Dinamika Pendidikan, 11 (3). pp. 197-209. ISSN 2620 3952

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Ageratum conyzoides or badotan is a wild plants which uses as traditional medicine. This plant has a distinctive aroma similar to "the smell of goats" so it is called "goatweed". This article aims to explain the use of A. conyzoides as a drug and its bioactivity. The writing of this article is based on the study of literature obtained online and offline including various scientific articles then reviewed and synthesized so as to provide comprehensive information regarding the use of A. conyzoides as traditional medicine. In traditional medicine, Ageratum conyzoides is used as medicine for wounds, ulcers, and fever. Ageratum conyzoides have secondary metabolites such as terpenoids, flavonoids, steroids, terpenes, saponins, fatty acids, and alkaloids, with the main compounds stigmasterol and β-sitosterol. Bioactivity of A. conyzoides are antihistamine, antimicrobial, antiplasmodial, cytoprotective, analgesic, antioxidant and anti diabetes mellitus. Keywords: Ageratum conyzoides, antimicrobial, β-sitosterol, cytoprotective, analgesic.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: SCIENCE > Botany
Depositing User: Ms Sari Mentari Simanjuntak
Date Deposited: 14 Mar 2019 09:29
Last Modified: 22 May 2020 07:18

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