EFFECT OF HONEY PROPOLIS HARD CANDY ON LACTOPEROXIDASE ACTIVITY IN UNSTIMULATED SALIVA

  • KARLA MONICA WIJAYA Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • SRI ANGKY SOEKANTO Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia
  • NURTAMI SOEDARSONO Department of Oral Biology, Faculty of Dentistry, Universitas Indonesia, Jakarta, Indonesia

Abstract

Objective: We determined the effectiveness of honey propolis hard candy on salivary lactoperoxidase activity in unstimulated saliva.
Methods: In this pretest-posttest laboratory experimental design study, saliva collected from 120 subjects was reacted with potassium iodide,
phosphate buffer, and hydrogen peroxide. Salivary lactoperoxidase activity was calculated by absorbance value using a microplate reader at
wavelength of 340 nm.
Results: Honey propolis hard candy increased salivary lactoperoxidase activity, although the increase was not statistically significant (p>0.05).
Conclusions: Honey propolis hard candy tends to increase salivary lactoperoxidase activity.

Keywords: Propolis, Lactoperoxidase, Saliva

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WIJAYA, K. M., SOEKANTO, S. A., & SOEDARSONO, N. (2019). EFFECT OF HONEY PROPOLIS HARD CANDY ON LACTOPEROXIDASE ACTIVITY IN UNSTIMULATED SALIVA. International Journal of Applied Pharmaceutics, 11(1), 103-105. https://doi.org/10.22159/ijap.2019.v11s1.159
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