Author : Averous F. Budiadji*, Arend L. Mapanawang, Dellya Sedeng, Nasir Muh, Ama Tualeka, Bernard T. Fambrene, Ismail, Karim R. Latuconcina, Yutly Djafar, Alfian Daud
Indonesia is one of the centres of dills in the world. However, not all those dills are well known the benefit and special quality. Many kinds of herbs, roots, and other natural substances were mixed as the herb to cure diseases. Those ingredients were used to keep physical condition in order to be healthy, prevent the diseases, and also as self beautification. More than 400 ethnics of Indonesian have close relationship with forest in their daily life and they have advanced traditional knowledge in exploiting the dills. Golobe Halmahera is a herb which grows in trop, included Halmahera. The using of Golobe(Zingiberaceae) by the people in Halmahera, are as energy supplier when they hunting in the jungle, treating the injury and infection, and herb for peptic’s problem. Objectives of the Research: Identify the compound which consisted in Golobe extract (Hornstedtiaallicea). By using the Kromotografi GasSpektrometer Gas (GCMS) research method. The method is an experiment research with the sample which taken from fresh fruit picked directly. Result of the Research: Henceforth, it was made the powder and soaked with methanol, then it was made the distillation process so that the extract of thick methanol occured. Conclussion: By using GCMS method, it was examined thatGolobe fruit (Hornstedtiaalliacea) consists of Hexadecanoic acid (palmitat acid) of (7,29%). Key words: Golobe Fruit (Hornstedtiaalliacea), Hexadecanoic acid.
Dr. Arend L Mapanawang, Sp.PD, FINASIM, PhD