JSK Vol. 1 No. 4 (2015)

AKTIVITAS TABIR SURYA EKSTRAK AKAR BANDOTAN (AGERATUM CONYZOIDES L.)

Meilisa Athiyah, Islamudin Ahmad, Laode Rijai

Laboratorium Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kefarmasian FARMAKA TROPIS, Fakultas Farmasi, Universitas Mulawarman, Samarinda, Kalimantan Timur

Email: icha.athiyyah@gmail.com

ABSTRACT

A research has been done with title “Sunscreen Activity of Bandotan (Ageratum conyzoides L.) Roots Extracts”. The research aims to know the sunscreen activity by calculate the percentage transmission of erythema and pigmentation parameters in vitro. In vitro test using UV-Vis spectrophotometry method at λ 292,5-372,5 nm. The results showed that the sunscreen activity of methanol extract from bandotan roots has sunscreen category as fast tanning, suntan standard, extra protection, and sunblock at concentration 200 to 800 ppm. Meanwhile sunscreen activity of ethyl acetate fraction from bandotan roots has sunscreen category as fast tanning, suntan standard, extra protection, and sunblock at concentration 50 to 200 ppm.

Keywords: Bandotan (Ageratum conyzoides L.), Sunscreen, Sunblock, Extra protection, Suntan standard, Fast tanning.

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