Antioxidant activity of nutmeg fruit flesh-derived essential oil obtained through multiple drying methods
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Reference: Sipahelut, Sophia Grace, Ariance Yeane Kastanja, and Zeth Patty. "Antioxidant activity of nutmeg fruit flesh-derived essential oil obtained through multiple drying methods". Eurasian Journal of Biosciences 2020 14 no. 1 (2020): 21-26.

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Abstract

The purpose of this research is to study the influence of drying methods on the antioxidant activity and peroxide value of nutmeg fruit flesh-derived essential oil. This research employs a Completely Randomized Design (RAL) with 3 repetitions and nutmeg fruit flesh drying treatment (fresh/ without drying, shade-drying, sun-drying). The parameters observed include antioxidant activity test and peroxide value of nutmeg fruit flesh-derived essential oil. The research results show that nutmeg fruit flesh-derived oil contains 32 components, with major components consisting of α-pinene (18.0%), myristicin (14.1%), α-terpineol (9.4%), β-pinene (8.9%), limonene (8.5%), terpinene-4-ol (8.4%), δ-terpinene (5.9%), α-terpinolene (5.2%), and α-terpinene (4.3%). The highest antioxidant activity of nutmeg fruit flesh-derived oil is found in the shade-drying treatment, which may serve as a reducing agent in oxidation process and has good activity as an anti-free radical of DPPH. The peroxide value is lower than that of α-tocopherol, showing that nutmeg fruit flesh-derived oil has the capability to inhibit oxidation process better than α-tocopherol.

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