Swati V Patil, Aarti R Shedage, Afroj U Shikalkar, Harshwardhan D Patil, Shraddha M Suryawanshi, Shreeya S Bhosale and Suhas H Survase
The aim of current work was preparation of polyherbal handwash gels for germ-free hands. There are various formulations are available in the market it includes Hand sanitizer, Hand soap, Soap paper, Hand wash gel. Hand sanitizer are not able to kill all types of germs where Hand wash Gel kill all germs and able to hydrated the skin and keep it fresh. Also, our formulated Hand wash contains herbal leaf extract of curry leaf (Murraya Koenigii), Guava leaf (Psidium guajava L.) and Papaya leaf (Carica Papaya). The formulated herbal hand wash gel was assessed for physical properties like appearance, viscosity, pH, skin irritation test, foam height, foam retention, Antibacterial activity etc. The Antibacterial activity of prepared formulation was checked against pathogen like Escherichia coli, Staphylococcus aureus by agar diffusion method. Handwash gel is commonly used personal care product that help to maintain hand hygiene and prevent the spread of infection. The result divulged that prepared polyherbal hand wash gel formulation showed significant zone of inhibition compared with marketed formulation So, this herbal plants extract used in preparation of polyherbal hand wash on significant use.
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