The aim of present study was to formulation and development of herbal sunscreen cream containing extracts of plant materials such as Terminalia arjuna, Tinospora cordifolia and Gycyrrhiza glabra. Oil in water (O/W) base cream was prepared from the ethanol extract of T. arjuna, P. corylifolia and G. glabra. The in vitro SPF value of cream was evaluated. The evaluation of cream was done on different parameters like pH, viscosity, spreadibilty, and stability were examined. The prepared cream exhibited highest SPF value 24.35. The herbal cream showed good spreadibilty, good consistency, homogeneity, appearance, pH, ease of removal and no evidence of phase separation. The prepared herbal sunscreen creams was safe to use for skin.
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Amit Roy, Ram Kumar Sahu. Formulation and Development of Herbal Sunscreen Cream. Research J. Topical and Cosmetic Sci. 5(1):Jan.–June 2014 page12-14.