Analysis of Bioactive Content of White Turmeric Rhizome (Kaempferia rotunda) Growing In Central Kalimantan

Authors: Saputera, Yetri Ludang, Herry Palangka Jaya, Titin Apung Atikah

Abstract: The purpose of this study was to determine the levels and components of essential oils between the rhizome and tuber parts of the white turmeric (Kaempferi rotunda) plant. Sampling of white turmeric was done purposively. The plant parts analyzed were the rhizome and tuber of white turmeric. The study was conducted in August 2021. Sampling of white turmeric was carried out in Hampatung Village, Kapuas Hilir District, Kapuas Regency. Laboratory studies were carried out in 3 places, namely the Laboratory of Chemical Technology for Forest Products, Department of Forestry, University of Palangka Raya, BPOM Laboratory of Palangka Raya City and the Test Laboratory of the Academy of Analytical Chemistry, Bogor Polytechnic. From the results of the analysis of white turmeric essential oil content in the rhizome (0.2969%). The results of GC-MS analysis of essential oils obtained from the rhizome showed 33 components and there were 4 main component compounds, namely Bornyl acetate (64.81%), Champhene (35.07%), Pentadecane (47.53%) and ethyl cinnamate (48.57%).

Pages: 8-15

DOI: 10.46300/91011.2023.17.2

International Journal of Biology and Biomedical Engineering, E-ISSN: 1998-4510, Volume 17, 2023, Art. #2