Effect of Ipomoea Batatas L. Leaves Extract on Percentage Healing of Traumatic Ulcer in Oral Mucosa (Rattus Novergicus Strain Wistar)
Sri Rezeki, Santi Chismirina and Intan Novita

Dentistry Faculty of Syiah Kuala University.

Corresponding Author E-mail: intannovita1206@gmail.com

Abstract: Traumatic ulcer is a lesion common found in the oral cavity caused by trauma and can cause pain on eating, swallowing, and speaking. Ipomoea batatas L. leaf extract contains alkaloids, steroids, flavonoids, tannins, phenols, and saponins. The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of. Ipomoea batatas L. leaves extract on wide and percentage healing of traumatic ulcer in oral mucosa. The true experimental laboratory with post test only control group design was confirmed in this research. Twelve male rats (Rattus norvegicus) 2-3 months weight between 200-250 grams is burnt on the lower labial mucosa during one seconds using burnisher to produce an ulcer. Width of ulcer was measured the day after thermal trauma and healing percentage of ulcer was measured the day after extract was applied. Extract was applicated twice a day in every morning and afternoon for 10 days. he result of oneway ANOVA analysis showed that Ipomoea batatas L. leaves extract has no significant effect on percentage healing of traumatic ulcer with value p=0,285 (p 0,05). It was conclude that Ipomoea batatas L. leaves extract has no significant effect on percentage healing of traumatic ulcer in oral mucosa.

Keywords: Sweet Potato Leaves; Traumatic Ulcer; Oral Mucosa

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