Suket Teki Series: What are Properties in Suket Teki?

"Suket teki contains various important ingredients to be used as jamu. One of the main ingredients is the essential oil contained in the tuber. What else? Jamupedia summarizes the various compounds in suket teki in the following review."

Published by : administrator  -  27/07/2020 08:27 WIB

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Phytochemical studies on suket teki/Java grass (Cyperus rotundus) revealed the presence of several chemicals contained in it, namely alkaloids, flavonoids, tannins, starch, sesquiterpenoid glycosides, and saponins.



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  1. Alkaloids

Alkaloids contain insect repellent and antifungal compounds.

  1. Flavonoids

Flavonoids are compounds that are plant pigments. Its serves as an antioxidant to ward off free radicals out of our body.

  1. Tannins

The content of plants that are characteristically phenol can help repel plant predators. Some tannins have been shown to be antioxidants and inhibit tumor growth.

  1. Sesquiterpenoid glycosides

These compounds have considerable bioactivity including as antifeedants, antimicrobials, antibiotics, toxins, as well as plant growth regulators and sweeteners.

  1. Saponins

Saponins work as antimicrobials to block the pathway to renal steroids.

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