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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 11, Issue 5 (2022)

Formulation and evaluation of polyherbal ointment by using orange peel, lemon grass, turmeric and Aloe vera

Author(s):

Rajnandan Borah, Mrittunjoy Adhikari, Melina Subba and Chandrika Sharma

Abstract:

Background: Currently market is flooded with synthetic skin care lotion which contains.

Method: The present work was aimed to formulate poly herbal ointment by using Curcuma longa, Cymbopogon citratus, Citrus aurantium dulcis extract and glycerine, liquid paraffin and ointment base (Emulsifying wax, Cetostearyl Alcohol, White soft paraffin, Wolf fat, Sodium lauryl sulfate, Methyl parabene) as additives. After formulation, it was evaluated & various parameters such as- organoleptic properties (Colour, odour, appearance) & physicochemical parameters (PH, consistency, spreadability, solubility, non-irritancy, wash ability, centrifugation, viscosity, loss on drying) were determined and reported.

Results: Results showed that, different evaluation parameters of prepared Polyherbal ointment were resembled with standard values and with marketed formulation.

Conclusion: Now-a-days consumers more prefer natural based cosmetics to avoid unnecessary side effects. Further research is appreciated for Formulation with other herbal sources for skin benefits.

Pages: 177-180  |  1726 Views  1060 Downloads


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How to cite this article:
Rajnandan Borah, Mrittunjoy Adhikari, Melina Subba and Chandrika Sharma. Formulation and evaluation of polyherbal ointment by using orange peel, lemon grass, turmeric and Aloe vera. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2022;11(5):177-180.

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