Author : Christel Sambou*, Frengki Pontho, Meisye Ofa
This study discusses the compounds of Octadecadienoic Acid contained in the extract of the Golobe Rod (Etlingera Alba (blume) A.D Poulsen which has health benefits. The purpose of this study is to identify the compounds contained in the Golobe Trunk by using GC-MS tools. The results obtained from this study that the true compound Octadecadienoic Acid with 3.90% concentration contained in the Bone of Golobe Marbles. This researcher can draw the conclusion that the stem Golobe Marrow Plants (Etlingera Alba (Blume) A.D Poulsen containing Octadecadienoic Acid compounds useful for health and potentially as an Antifungi. If the results of this study can be an additional reference for health students, especially pharmacy to increase knowledge about traditional medicinal plants. Key words: Octadecadienoic Acid, Golobe Marbles (Etlingera Alba (Blume) A.D Poulsen.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD