Effect of 12,5 % Aloe vera Exstract Mouthwash in Lowering Gingivitis Index

Dwiwahyu S, Yuliana and Ulfah, Noer and Prahasanti, Chiquita (2011) Effect of 12,5 % Aloe vera Exstract Mouthwash in Lowering Gingivitis Index. Periodontic Journal, 3 (2). ISSN 2085-711X

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Abstract

Background People are still using traditional medicine especially herbal medication, and the trend is increasing. One of them is the use of "aloe vera" infused inside a mouthwash solution which is beneficial for gingivitis patients as it has antibacterial and antiinflamatory properties.Several studies have shown that “ Aloe vera “ has many substances, such as tannin, fenol, flavonoid as antibacterial, and asam salisilat and Aloctin A as antinflamatory.Methods : 15 gingivitis patients were instructed to gargle using the solution that were giventwice a day for 30 seconds in about5 days. Result : This reseacrh uses gingival index to measure the results. Gingival index of the patient was measured on the 1st, 3rd and on the 5th day. The average gingival index of the "aloe vera" group is (1,593) on the 1st day, (1,227) on the 3rd day and (0,933) on the 5 day. By comparing this results using a Paired T-test, then the result that there is meaningful reduction between day 1 with day 3, day 1 with day 5, and day 3 with day 5. Conclusion : 12,5 % "aloe vera " extract mouthwash has proven to be an effective and beneficial herbal product that can be used in gingivitis patients. Keyword : Aloe vera, mouthwash, gingivitis

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Aloe vera, mouthwash, gingivitis
Subjects: R Medicine
R Medicine > RK Dentistry
Divisions: 02. Fakultas Kedokteran Gigi > Periodontics
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CreatorsNIM/NIDN
Dwiwahyu S, YulianaUNSPECIFIED
Ulfah, NoerUNSPECIFIED
Prahasanti, ChiquitaUNSPECIFIED
Depositing User: Rudy Febiyanto
Date Deposited: 26 Sep 2017 17:05
Last Modified: 26 Sep 2017 17:05
URI: http://repository.unair.ac.id/id/eprint/61524
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