Kembang Telang (Clitoria ternatea L.): Pemanfaatan dan Bioaktivitas

  • Endang Christine Purba Puri Kintamani Blok C6/8, Cilebut, Bogor, Jawa Barat, Indonesia


Clitoria ternatea L. is one of the medicinal plants that has been widely known its use by Indonesians. Clitoria ternatea belongs to Fabaceae family. This plant is known as Kembang Telang. Commonly used for ornaments, the roots, leaves, seeds and flowers of Clitoria ternatea are used for food purposes and traditional medicine. Kembang Telang has several pharmacological potentials, which are anti-microbial, antioxidant, anti-depressant, anthelmintic, anti-cancer and anti-diabetic. The writing of this article collects information on the use of ethnobotanical Clitoria ternatea plants and the results of their test content. It is hoped that this information would become information to determine the other potential of Clitoria ternatea as a source of both traditional and modern medicines.

 Keywords : anti-cancer, anti-diabetic, anthocyanins, flavonoids

How to Cite
Purba, E. C. (2020). Kembang Telang (Clitoria ternatea L.): Pemanfaatan dan Bioaktivitas. EduMatSains : Jurnal Pendidikan, Matematika Dan Sains, 4(2), 111-124.