POTENSI LICHEN SEBAGAI SUMBER BAHAN OBAT: SUATU KAJIAN PUSTAKA

  • ERIS SEPTIANA

Abstract

Lichen is a plant with many benefits. Its abundant existence in an area may indicate that air pollution levels are still low. Besides as indicator of air quality, lichen is also used as traditional medicine. Until present time, application of lichens for arthritis, constipation, chemotherapy, external wound, microbial infection, worm and infestation are still done in some countries. It is due to active chemical compounds contain in lichen that has activities as antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antitumor, anticancer, antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, antiprotozoa, analgesic and antipyretic, and anthelmintic. With its potential and efforts to provide sustainable materials, lichen has good prospect to be developed become modern medicine.

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Author Biography

ERIS SEPTIANA
Pusat Penelitian Bioteknologi LIPI Jalan Raya Bogor KM 46 Cibinong 16911
Published
2011-06-01
How to Cite
SEPTIANA, ERIS. POTENSI LICHEN SEBAGAI SUMBER BAHAN OBAT: SUATU KAJIAN PUSTAKA. Jurnal Biologi Udayana, [S.l.], v. 15, n. 1, p. -, june 2011. ISSN 2599-2856. Available at: <https://ojs.unud.ac.id/index.php/BIO/article/view/598>. Date accessed: 29 june 2022.

Keywords

lichen; antiviral; anticancer; antiprotozoa; analgesic