Analisis Fitokimia Daun Gaharu (Aquilaria microcarpa) Sebagai Produk Teh Celup Asal Keerom, Papua


  • Supeni Sufaati Universitas Cenderawasih
  • Suharno Suharno Universitas Cenderawasih
  • Septriyanto Dirgantara Cenderawasih University
  • Rosye H.R. Tanjung Universitas Cenderawasih



agarwood leaves , antioxidants , Papua, phytochemicals, tea bags


This study explores the phytochemical composition and antioxidant potential of Agarwood (Aquilaria microcarpa) leaves from Keerom, utilized in tea bags. Phytochemical analysis of ethanol extracts revealed flavonoids, alkaloids, steroids/triterpenoids, tannin gallate, and saponins. Total phenol content measured at 1.31 g GAE/100 grams, with total flavonoids at 210 mg QE/100 grams. The extract demonstrated robust antioxidant activity with an AAI value of 1.23, surpassing ascorbic acid (AAI value of 13.37). Mangiferin and quercetin were identified among the compounds in the leaves, highlighting their potential health benefits.


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Author Biographies

Supeni Sufaati , Universitas Cenderawasih

Jurusan Biologi FMIPA Universitas Cenderawasih 

Suharno Suharno, Universitas Cenderawasih

Jurusan Biologi FMIPA Universitas Cenderawasih 

Rosye H.R. Tanjung , Universitas Cenderawasih

Jurusan Biologi FMIPA Universitas Cenderawasih 


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