Determination of Vitamin C Levels in Limes (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) and Lemon (Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.) Using the UV Vis Spectrophotometric Method


  • Gita Rizkasari RSU Banjar Patroman
  • Rian Ismail STIKes Muhammadiyah Ciamis



Vitamin C, Lime, Lemon, Spectrophotometry UV-Vis


Vitamin C or ascorbic acid is one of the vitamins needed by the body which functions to help the body's metabolic processes and plays a role in the formation of intercellular collagen. The source of vitamin C in food mostly comes from fresh vegetables and fruit. Limes and lemons are plants that contain vitamin C and have many benefits for the body. This research The aim was to determine the levels of vitamin C in limes (Citrus aurantifolia) and lemon (Citrus Limon) are planted in the area Situmandala Rancah District using UV-Vis Spectrophotometry at a wavelength of 400-600 nm. The samples for this research were limes and lemons. The results of this research showed that the vitamin C level in limes was 0.218% and in lemons it was 0.816%.


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How to Cite

Rizkasari, G., & Ismail, R. (2023). Determination of Vitamin C Levels in Limes (Citrus aurantifolia Swingle) and Lemon (Citrus limon (L.) Burm. f.) Using the UV Vis Spectrophotometric Method. Ad-Dawaa : Journal of Pharmacy, 1(2), 93–99.