• Novitalita Selendra Program Studi Sarjana Farmasi, Fakultas Kesehatan, Universitas Sari Mulia
  • Tuti Alawiyah Program Studi Sarjana Farmasi, Fakultas Kesehatan, Universitas Sari Mulia
  • Setia Budi Program Studi Sarjana Farmasi, Fakultas Kesehatan, Universitas Sari Mulia
  • Nur Hidayah Program Studi Sarjana Farmasi, Fakultas Kesehatan, Universitas Sari Mulia


Body Scrub, Corn Weevil, Activated Carbon, Detoxification


Corn weevil has activity as activated carbon and asadsorbent for anions, cations, organic and inorganic compounds. Activated carbon can be novated into a product that can be used by the public, it can be in the form of semi-prepared cosmetics, such as a body scrub activated carbon corn weevil (Zea mays), capable of detoxifying properties. To see the potential of corncob activated carbon body scrub (Zea Mays) in formulas I, II and III as a detoxification by testing iodine absorption. The research method was carried out in an experimental study with a completely randomized study design with three treatment groups consisting of three variations in the concentration of activated carbon, namely 8%, 10% and 12%. The results of the study, formulas I, II and III met the physical evaluation requirements for body scrub preparations, but formula I was better because it met the physical evaluation test standards. On the detoxification potential of body scrubs, formula I is 1,382.025 mg/g, formula II is 1,902.442 mg/g and III is 2,175.277 mg/g, but formula III has an activated carbon concentration of 12% which is better so it has the potential to be a detoxifier. It can be concluded that the three formulas for body scrub preparations of corn weevil activated carbon (Zea mays) have potential as detoxification, namely formula III with an absorption capacity of 2,175.277 mg/g.


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