Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference on Islamic Studies, AICIS 2019, 1-4 October 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia

Research Article

Development of Extract of Herbal Plants as Anti-Scabies in Pesantren

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  • @INPROCEEDINGS{10.4108/eai.1-10-2019.2291663,
        author={M L F  Kumalasari and A  Marwing and E  Kususmawati and I  Mustika and N  Lusiana and L P  Widayanti and F  Andiarna and E N Andyarini and S  Hidayati},
        title={Development of Extract of Herbal Plants as Anti-Scabies in Pesantren},
        proceedings={Proceedings of the 19th Annual International Conference on Islamic Studies, AICIS 2019, 1-4 October 2019, Jakarta, Indonesia},
        publisher={EAI},
        proceedings_a={AICIS},
        year={2020},
        month={2},
        keywords={scabies pesantren herbal plant},
        doi={10.4108/eai.1-10-2019.2291663}
    }
    
  • M L F Kumalasari
    A Marwing
    E Kususmawati
    I Mustika
    N Lusiana
    L P Widayanti
    F Andiarna
    E N Andyarini
    S Hidayati
    Year: 2020
    Development of Extract of Herbal Plants as Anti-Scabies in Pesantren
    AICIS
    EAI
    DOI: 10.4108/eai.1-10-2019.2291663
M L F Kumalasari1,*, A Marwing2, E Kususmawati1, I Mustika1, N Lusiana1, L P Widayanti1, F Andiarna1, E N Andyarini1, S Hidayati1
  • 1: Universitas Islam Negeri (UIN) Sunan Ampel, Surabaya-Jawa Timur, Indonesia
  • 2: Institut Agama Islam Negeri (IAIN) Tulungagung, Tulungagung-Jawa Timur, Indonesia
*Contact email: meilina_fitri@uinsby.ac.id

Abstract

Many studies in Pesantren have reported a high prevalence of Scabiei (Sarcoptic Mange). However, the public concerns regarding the curative ways of scabies disease commonly focus on chemical medications, such as Permethrin cream (Elimite), Benzyl benzoate, Lindane(gamma benzene hexachloride). The chemical compounds of the medicines are often irritating, unsafe for infants, pregnant, and the elders, as well as the leading resistance of Sarcoptes scabiei mite. Therefore, treatment development is urgently required by utilizing safer materials. Indonesia as a tropical country has many potential medicinal plants that have active compounds against scabies mites. This study is literary research that aims to explore possible medicinal plants possibly embedded in the health culture of pesantren's healing system. The finding of the study shows various of the extract of herbal plants for healing scabies in Pesantren such as seeds and leaves of Azadirachta indica A, leaves of Pluchea indica (L.) Less., roots of Eleusina indica. These compounds resulted in the extract of the seeds, leaves and roots provide resistance to Sarcoptes scabies mites by inhibiting the life cycle of their metamorphosis.