Volume No. :   3

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2012

ISSN Print :  0976-2981

ISSN Online :  2321-5844


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Formulation and development of face cream containing natural products



Address:   Ram Kumar Sahu1*, Amit Roy1, Pradeep Kushwah2, Ashmita Sahu2
1Columbia Institute of Pharmacy, Tekari, Raipur (C.G.)-493111, India.
2Oriental College of Pharmacy, Raisen Road, Bhopal-462021 (M.P.), India.
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
The aim of present study was to formulation and development of face cream comprising extracts of natural products such as Mangifera indica, Azadirachta indica, Coriandrum sativum, Psoralea corylifolia, Mentha arvensis and Daucus carota and almond oil. Different types of formulations oil in water (O/W) base namely F1 to F6 were formulated by incorporating different concentrations Stearic acid and Cetyl alcohol. The evaluation of all prepared base (F1 to F6) were done on different parameters like pH, viscosity, spreadibilty, and stability were examined. The base F3 was found appropriate for the preparation of cream. The extracts were incorporated in base F3 for the preparation of herbal face cream. The herbal face cream showed good spreadibilty, good consistency, homogeneity, appearance, pH, ease of removal and no evidence of phase separation. These herbal face creams were safe to use for skin.
KEYWORDS:
Daucus carota, Azadirachta indica, Psoralea corylifolia, almond oil, herbal cream.
Cite:
Ram Kumar Sahu, Amit Roy, Pradeep Kushwah, Ashmita Sahu. Formulation and development of face cream containing natural products. Res. J. Topical and Cosmetic Sci. 3(1): Jan. –June 2012 page 16-19.
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