Author : Adlien Rafenska Malige*, Arend L. Mapanawang, Silvister Wungow
Background: One of the plant families that have been widely used as medicinal ingredients is Zingiberaceae or better known as the rhizome family. Zingiberaceae consists of approximately 52 genera and 1300 species of plant species. Hornstedtia alliacea with the local name Goloba, ethnic Makian-Kayoa call it Bahim. The people of the North Maluku islands, especially Maba, Tidore, Makian, and Bacan as a medicine for malaria, fever, and heartburn. Research Objectives: Pyridine compound in the ethanol extract of Halmahera golobe fruit (Hornstedtia alliacea) using the Gas Chromatography- Mass Spectroscopy (GC-MS) method. Type of Research: This type of research is experimental research with a laboratory scale. Based on the results of GC-MS analysis that has been carried out, it can be concluded that the ethanol extract of Halmahera golobe fruit (Hornstedtia alliacea) contains pyridine compounds in the percent area, namely 5.88% at the peak absorption with a retention time of 37.14 minutes.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD