The divine herb Kalanchoe pinnata, which contains a wide range of active compound, including alkaloids, triterpenes, glycosides, flavonoids, steroids, bufadienolides, lipids and organic acids. Due to these constituents it has many pharmacological activity. Antibacterial activity of this plant is taken into consideration for the preparation of herbal antibacterial cream. A 60% methanolic extract of Kalanchoe pinnata leaves has been prepared and found useful against bacteria. A herbal antiseptic cream containing 60% methanolic extract of Kalanchoe pinnata leaves has been prepared. The prepared formulation has been evaluated. The results obtained were compared with marketed product.
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Seema V. Pattewar, Deepak N. Patil. Formulation of herbal antibacterial cream by using extract from Kalanchoe pinnata leaves. Research J. Topical and Cosmetic Sci. 5(1):Jan.–June 2014 page 1-4.