Sanjana Kumari Sinha, Saraswati Poudyal, Sasita Khatiwada, Shakir Ahmed, Arpita Chatterjee, JP Mohanty and Rajat Das
Background: Currently market is flooded with many synthetic handwash which contains heavy metals like lead, nickel, copper, chromium, arsenic and cobalt and while applying these, some of those toxic substances are absorbed by hands. Herbal based product are very much familiar now-a-days. This manuscript based on the formulation and characterization of handwash.
AIM: To prepare herbal handwash and compare the quality with marketed herbal handwash available in Indian market.
Methods: Leaves of Azadirachta indica and aloe vera and fruit Gandhraj lemon and Sapindus mukorossi were used for the preparation. After formulation, it was evaluated and various parameter such as pH, colour, odor, foam height, foam retention and antimicrobial study were determined and reported.
Result: Results showed that, different evaluation parameter of prepared herbal handwash were resembled with standard values and with marketed formulation.
Conclusion: Consumers always search for natural-based cosmetics to avoid allergic rections and any sort of side effects. Further research is appreciated for formulating the handwash with some other additional advantages of skin benefits.
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