From Invasive to Creative: Transforming Salvinia molesta in Taman Botani Sri Medan into Cosmeceutical Solid Soap
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- Cosmeceutical solid soap; Phytochemical content
Salvinia molesta is invasive species and is also known as the worst weed that invaded Malaysia’s native wide range of aquatic ecosystem. This study was conducted to identify the potential metabolites Salvinia molesta invasive plant species from family Salviniaceae in Taman Botani Sri Medan, Batu Pahat, Malaysia. Qualitative and quantitative analysis done with Salvinia molesta that yield the result of phytochemical content such as tannin, flavonoid, alkaloid, saponin, and phenolic compounds. The total phenolic content was analyzed using the Folin-Ciocalteu method was recorded at 7.803 ± 0.015. The flavonoid content determined by the aluminum chloride colorimetric method was recorded at 121.41 ± 0.116. Total tannin content was determined and resulted at 46.154 ± 0.31. While for alkaloid content and total saponin content at 1.74 ± 0.933 and 13.12 ± 2.561 respectively. The analysis of solid soap product included pH using pH meter recorded at 10.68 ± 2.311, moisture content at 20.01 ± 3.163 and foam height recorded at 7.26 ± 1.906. The developed soap with Salvinia molesta extracts as the final cosmeceutical product was analyzed with a soap analysis to ensure the quality, safety and acceptance of the public.
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TY - CONF AU - Nurul Syamimi Muzaini AU - Furzani Pa’ee PY - 2022 DA - 2022/05/02 TI - From Invasive to Creative: Transforming Salvinia molesta in Taman Botani Sri Medan into Cosmeceutical Solid Soap BT - Proceedings of the 7th International Conference on Biological Science (ICBS 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 11 EP - 17 SN - 2468-5747 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/absr.k.220406.003 DO - 10.2991/absr.k.220406.003 ID - Muzaini2022 ER -