Antimicrobial activities of methanol extract of Sirih Merah (Piper crocatum L.) lleaf

Journal of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Research, 2014, 6(12):650-654 ISSN : 0975-7384 CODEN(USA) : JCPRC5

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Hand washing is a simple thing but that is very important as one as a trick prevention for infection disease. The study is implemented by using research experimental. As an independent variable is washing hands with some materials and as a dependent variable is counting the colony. The materials that used isPiper crocatum extract, hand soap with no antiseptic, and hand soap with antiseptic. Sample quantity for each material is 14 peoples. The percentage decrease of total colony numbers after washing hands with piper crocatum extractis71.21%, withnoantisepticsoap33.68%, and43.69% with antiseptic soap, respectively. Microbe quantity counted by before and after hand washing and analyzed by t-test paired. Hand washing used by three materials indicated statistical of microbe numeral (p<0,005). Water, tissue/napkin dryer, and the behavior of hand washing can be influence the total microbe after hand washing. Decline significant mean compare of before hand washing is with use antiseptic handsoap and Piper crocatum methanolic extract.

Kata Kunci: Piper crocatum L. lleaf, methanolic extract, bacteria colony, GC-MS, FTIR