Effect of Etanol-Water Ratio as Extraction Solvent towards the Quality of Meniran Herb Extract (Phyllanthus niruri Linn.)



Effects of ratios of ethanol-water as extracting solvent in obtaining extractable material, phenolic compounds and antioxidant activity from the herb of Phyllanthus niruri Linn. have been investigated. The ratios tested were 100:0, 80:20, 70:30, 60:40 and 50:50. The results revealed that the ratio of ethanol-Water used gave significant effect on extractable material, phenolic compounds and antioxidant activity (p<0.05). Among the ratios tested, the best result was obtained by ethanol-water of 60:40 as extracting solvent for the herb of Phyllanthus niruri Linn. to obtain phenolic compound which has antioxidant activity.


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RIVAI, HARRISUL et al. Effect of Etanol-Water Ratio as Extraction Solvent towards the Quality of Meniran Herb Extract (Phyllanthus niruri Linn.). JURNAL ILMU KEFARMASIAN INDONESIA, [S.l.], v. 8, n. 2, p. 69-73, sep. 2010. ISSN 2614-6495. Available at: <http://jifi.farmasi.univpancasila.ac.id/index.php/jifi/article/view/330>. Date accessed: 23 june 2024.