International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pharmaceutical Science | Indonesia | Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024 | Rating: 4.9 / 10


The Potency Peel-off Mask Gel from Corn Leaf (Zea mays L) as Natural Antioxidant

Paulina V. Y. Yamlean [2] | Herni E. I. Simbala | Deby Afriani Mpila | Dingse Pandiangan [13]


Abstract: Plant antioxidants come from phenol-derivative compounds such as flavonoids, hydroxamic acid derivatives, coumarins, tocopherols, and organic acids. Corn (Zea mays L) is a plant known for its antioxidant properties. The utilization of corn by-products, particularly pharmaceutical derived from corn leaf, has not been widely explored. Therefore, this research aims to formulatea corn leaf peel-off mask gel at concentrations of 0.5%, 1%, 1.5%, and 3%. The assessment of the corn leaf peel-off mask gel quality involves physical evaluations, characteristic tests, as well as antioxidant activity. The results indicates that Corn Leaf Extract can be formulated into a peel-off mask gel, meets the dosage quality tests, includingorganoleptic, homogeneity, pH, and spreadability. Antioxidant test results show that the 3% corn leaf peel-off mask gelexhibits strong antioxidant value of 2.57411 ppm.


Keywords: Corn Leaf, Peel-Off Mask Gel, Antioxidant


Edition: Volume 13 Issue 1, January 2024,


Pages: 1242 - 1247



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