ANALISIS KOMPONEN KIMIA DAUN WATI {Piper methysticum Forst. f)

Andria Agusta, Yuliasri Jamal, Chairul Chairul
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Wati(Piper methysticum Forst.f.)leaves has been used as narcotic in some parts of Irian Jaya since longtime ago. The GCMS analysis of wati leaves organic extracts(hexane,chloroform, methanol)has detected 48 components consisted alkanes,oxygenated hydrocarbons, fatty acid, steroids and alkaloids,including 5 major components, i.e. dihydro kawain,anisol p-undecyl, 2,3-dihydro-3,5-dihydroxy-6-methyl-4H-pyran-4-on, levulinic acid and one of unknown component.Forty-three other minor components will be discussed.


Narcotic plant; Piper methysticum; narcotic constituents; kawain; dihidrokawain.

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