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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 13, Issue 2 (2024)

Formulation and evaluation of herbal shampoo

Author(s):

PSS Prasanna Kumar, N Priyanka, M Ganesh Subrahmanyam, K Akshay Kumar, A Eswar Venkat, V Sangeetha, K Manjari, D Pavani and D Sirisha

Abstract:

Marketed (Synthetic) available shampoo contains artificial ingredients that are bad for the skin, damages hair follicles, irritates the scalp and some negative effects. Because consumers are now aware of the negative effects that synthetic products can have on their skin, hair, and eyes, they choose herbal products over synthetic ones. The adverse effects of herbal products are minimal so herbal products over synthetic ones. Herbal Shampoo is belonging to the cosmetic preparation using herbs and purpose of the hair care products are prepared to eliminate excess oil, dirt, and dandruff from the scalp and hair. The main aim of the present study is to formulate and evaluate polyherbal shampoo by using ingredient from the natural sources. The herbs used in the process of the preparation shampoo are Hibiscus flower (Hibiscus rosea), Neem leaf (Azadirachta indica), Shikakai fruit (Acacia concinna), Aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis), Soap nut (soap berries), Amla (Emblica officinalis), Black Sesame seeds (Sesamum indicum L.), Reetha (Sapindus mukorossi), Fenugreek powder (Trigonella foenum-graecum). The formulations were evaluated for physical appearance, pH, Wetting test, Viscosity and Surface tension tests, foam stability test, dirt dispersion, determination of percent solid content, antimicrobial activity, skin irritation test and stability testing. Stability studies were conducted for 1-2 months for the prepared shampoo shows slight changes in their evaluation tests.

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How to cite this article:
PSS Prasanna Kumar, N Priyanka, M Ganesh Subrahmanyam, K Akshay Kumar, A Eswar Venkat, V Sangeetha, K Manjari, D Pavani and D Sirisha. Formulation and evaluation of herbal shampoo. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2024;13(2):165-170. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2024.v13.i2b.14897

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