Antioxidant and Anti-elastase Activity of Seed and Peel Extract of P.edulis

Krusty Vera, Ahmad Raif, Refi Ikhtiari


Passiflora edulis is a woody climber, native in Brazil and now cultivated in all parts of the world, chiefly for its edible fruits and for ornamental flowers. The seed and the peel of P.edulis always removed and do not have economical values. The aim of the study was to determine the antioxidant activity of the seed and peel of P.edulis and its potential as an elastase inhibitor. The seed and the peel were extracted using ethanol 70%. The extracts were evaporated and the antioxidant activity was determined using H2O2 scavenging method. The IC50 values of H2O2 scavenging activity of peel and seed extract were 626.31 ± 2.10 µg/mL and 2106.46 ±33.21 µg/mL respectively. the effect of variation concentration of seed and peel extract showed that the antioxidant activity was dose-dependent manner. The IC50 value of elastase inhibitor of peel and seed extract was 62.82 ± 1.50 µg/mL and 41.06 ± 0.31 µg/mL respectively. This result gave the promising effect of peel and seed extract of P.edulis as an anti-aging cosmetic ingredient.


Passiflora edulis; antioxidant; elastase inhibitor; anti-aging.

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