Phytochemical Profiling of Javanese Ginseng (Talinum paniculatum) Stem Extract Using GC-MS Analysis and Pharmacological Potential


  • Fadita N. Aini Department of Biology Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Muhammadiyah Prof. DR. Hamka, East Jakarta, Indonesia 13830
  • Susilo Susilo Department of Biology Education, Faculty of Teacher Training and Education, Universitas Muhammadiyah Prof. DR. Hamka, East Jakarta, Indonesia 13830


Talinum paniculatum, metabolite profiling, GC-MS, bioactivity, antioxidant


Talinum paniculatum (Talinaceae), also known as Javanese ginseng in Indonesia, is a widely recognized medicinal plant. However, the method of fertilization is currently limited to the leaves, and there needs to be more information about the metabolite profile on its stem. Therefore, this study aimed to identify the content of metabolite present in the stem extract of T. paniculatum and investigate the potential of an introductory class of metabolites to be utilized. To achieve this, the active compounds of the T. paniculatum stem were analyzed using Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry (GC-MS) with Ethanol Pro Analysis (99.8%) as organic solvents. The profiles of these compounds were identified using the NCBI International Library PubChem branch, NIST Chemistry WebBook branch, SpectraBase branch of WILEY, and FOODB branch of TMIC. The results showed that T. paniculatum stem extract possesses a dominating compound with antiinflammatory properties. 


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Aini, F. N., & Susilo, S. (2023). Phytochemical Profiling of Javanese Ginseng (Talinum paniculatum) Stem Extract Using GC-MS Analysis and Pharmacological Potential: Tropical Journal of Natural Product Research (TJNPR), 7(7), 3272–3278. Retrieved from