Volume No. :   4

Issue No. :  1

Year :  2013

ISSN Print :  0976-2981

ISSN Online :  2321-5844


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Formulation and Evaluation of herbal cosmetic cream to produce multipurpose effect on skin



Address:   Ankush Sharma*, Bharat Prasar
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manav Bharti University, Laddo, Solan-173229 (H.P.), India
*Corresponding Author
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ABSTRACT:
The aim of present study was to formulation and evaluation cream comprising extracts of natural products such as Ocimum sanctum and Daucus carota. Different types of formulations oil in water (O/W) herbal creams namely F1 to F3 were formulated by incorporating in cream base. The evaluations of all formulations (F1 to F3) were done on different parameters like pH, viscosity, spreadibilty and stability were examined. Formulations F1 and F2 showed good spreadibilty, good consistency, homogeneity, appearance, pH, spreadibilty, no evidence of phase separation and ease of removal. The formulation F1 and F2 shows no redness, edema, inflammation and irritation during irritancy studies. These formulations are safe to use for skin. These studies suggest that composition of extracts and base of cream of F1 and F2 are more stable and safe, it may produce synergistic action.
KEYWORDS:
Ocimum sanctum, Daucus carota, almond oil, herbal cream
Cite:
Ankush Sharma, Bharat Prasar. Formulation and Evaluation of herbal cosmetic cream to produce multipurpose effect on skin. Res. J. Topical and Cosmetic Sci. 4(1): Jan. –June 2013 page 1-4.
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