Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry
Vol. 9, Issue 1 (2020)
Development of herbal SPF formulation
Ishani Patel and Rajashree Mashru
The study of Phytoconstituent is done by finding the uses of plants and by applying the acquired information to produce novel therapeutics drugs and their formulations. It has a number of benefits like anti-microbial, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, as well as anti-hypertensive activities. To remove the oxidative stress induced diseases in plants, these plants will produce secondary metabolites which ultimately lead to therapeutic potential.
According to the recent studies it is seen that there is a lot of damaging effect of sunlight such as sunburn, cracks, melanoma and cancer which make the cosmetic industries more prone towards sun protection formulations. The purpose of this research paper is to develop a herbal sunscreen product containing Phytoconstituent (flavonoids, phenolic) carrying the capacity to absorb radiation in the UV-A and UV-B region. The SPF value of the developed formulation was found to be 35. When Billi, Rose, and Mango were used together in the formulation.
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