Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Riceberry and Pathum Thani Rice Extracts for Developing Face Powder


  • Watchara Senajuk Science Education Department, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University under the Royal Patronage
  • Sasamol Phasuk Science Education Department, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University under the Royal Patronage
  • Poonyanuch Nilsang Science Education Department, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University under the Royal Patronage
  • Pannraphat Takolpuckdee Science Education Department, Valaya Alongkorn Rajabhat University under the Royal Patronage


Free radical scavenging activity, Color, Sun protection factor, Face powder


Thai rice today is not limited to staple food, but it has been transformed into a variety of medicinal and beauty products, as part of a growing industry with a bright future. We measured total phenolic content, total flavonoid content, free radical scavenging activity, lycopene, β-carotene, color and SPF of raw materials in face powder. Riceberry extract sample contained phenolic and flavonoid with the highest level at 26.46±0.008 mg GAE/g of extract and 101.63±0.034 mg Rutin/g of extract. Free radical scavenging activity was measured by DPPH assay: the Riceberry extract sample contained antioxidants that indicated the EC50 at 108.31±0.024 μg/mL. All raw materials showed SPF, which could be used as foundation data for making face powder. However, wood apple powder has the highest SPF for a material, that can be used as a raw material, for further development of face powder.


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Senajuk, W., Phasuk, S., Nilsang, P., & Takolpuckdee, P. (2023). Free Radical Scavenging Activity of Riceberry and Pathum Thani Rice Extracts for Developing Face Powder. Journal of Food Health and Bioenvironmental Science, 13(3), 9–15. Retrieved from



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