International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Dental Science | Indonesia | Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019


Effectiveness of Inhibition of Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.) Leaf Extract Against Porphyromonas gingivalis Bacteria

Mardiana Adam [4] | Harun Achmad [8] | Ferawati


Abstract: Introduction: Jatropha curcas L. leaf extract can overcome periodontal disease because it contains compounds such as flavonoids, saponins, and tannins that are antibacterial. Objective: To determine the effectiveness and inhibition of Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L. ) leaf extract against Porphyromonas gingivalis bacteria. Materials and Methods: Paper discs placed on MHA media containing test bacteria, then ethanol extracts of jatropha leaves with concentrations of 20 %, 40 %, 60 %, and 80 %. Results: At a concentration of 20 % Jatropha curcas L leaf extract compared with a concentration of 40 %, 60 %, 80 % Jatropha curcas L leaf extract and negative control using distilled water had a p-value


Keywords: Periodontitis, Porphyromonas gingivalis, Jatropha curcas L, Tannin


Edition: Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019,


Pages: 33 - 35

Effectiveness of Inhibition of Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.) Leaf Extract Against Porphyromonas gingivalis Bacteria


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Mardiana Adam, Harun Achmad, Ferawati, "Effectiveness of Inhibition of Jatropha (Jatropha curcas L.) Leaf Extract Against Porphyromonas gingivalis Bacteria", International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR), https://www.ijsr.net/get_abstract.php?paper_id=ART2020870, Volume 8 Issue 9, September 2019, 33 - 35, #ijsrnet

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