Potency of Turmeric Rhizome Extract as Prebiotic Agent for Lactobacillus plantarum Growth Promoter In Vitro

  • MIN RAHMINIWATI INSTITUT PERTANIAN BOGOR
  • SAEPUDIN RAHMATULLAH INSTITUT PERTANIAN BOGOR
  • IRMANIDA BATUBARA INSTITUT PERTANIAN BOGOR
  • SUMINAR S. ACHMADI INSTITUT PERTANIAN BOGOR

Abstract

Turmeric contains curcumin which has antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activities. In addition, turmeric contain also carbohydrates that has potency as a prebiotic agent. Research on turmeric extract that was obtained by maceration in variety of solvent, temperatures and time have been carried out to get the most potent prebiotic extract of turmeric to stimulate L. plantarum growth. Maceration with water at 28oC for 1 hour resulted in extract which can enhance the growth of L. plantarum approximately is higher than controls at a concentration of 1 ppm. L. plantarum growth rate increases with increasing concentration of extract. Sugars content of oligosaccharide in the extract were stakiosa, sucrose and lactose of 3014, 164, and 82 ppm respectively. It is concluded that oligosaccharide in turmeric extract is potential as prebiotic agent to increase L. plantarum growth.

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Published
2014-04-30
How to Cite
RAHMINIWATI, MIN et al. Potency of Turmeric Rhizome Extract as Prebiotic Agent for Lactobacillus plantarum Growth Promoter In Vitro. JURNAL ILMU KEFARMASIAN INDONESIA, [S.l.], v. 12, n. 1, p. 37-42, apr. 2014. ISSN 2614-6495. Available at: <http://jifi.farmasi.univpancasila.ac.id/index.php/jifi/article/view/181>. Date accessed: 24 feb. 2024.
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