Development and evaluation of herbal hand wash with neem alcoholic extract

Pallai, Divya Ranjan and Chandrashekar, KS and Nayak, Deepashree and Banu, Afsira and Kumar, Praveen and Pai, Vasudev and Ram, Aswatha HN and Raj, Rohit (2021) Development and evaluation of herbal hand wash with neem alcoholic extract. Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology, 14 (1). pp. 308-310. ISSN 0974-3618

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Abstract

Herbs have pharmaceutical, medicinal and cosmetic potential, with the help of it large number of advanced products will be obtained which are helpful for human beings. In the present study herbal handwash was developed using ethanolic extract of Azadirachta indica (Neem). This plant is historically known to have many therapeutic uses. Herbal handwash was developed by using Carbopol-930 as Jelling agent, Triethanolamine as neutralizer and Sodium lauryl sulphate as surfactant. Cup plate method as used to assess the antimicrobial activity of developed herbal hand wash. Staphylococcus aureus, Escherichia coli Bacillus subtilis and Pseudomonas aeruginosa were used to screen the Herbal hand wash against dermal disease causing organisms. Herbal hand wash has shown potential action against Pseudomonas aeruginosa. Herbal hand wash was also assessed by sensor characters such as odour, colour and pH, Foam height, consistency, dermal irritation test, Foam retention are the chemical standards. The attained outcomes were within the limits with little or no adverse effect.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Neem; antibacterial activity; herbal handwash.
Subjects: Pharmacy > MCOPS Manipal > Pharmacognosy
Depositing User: KMC Library
Date Deposited: 01 Jun 2021 08:55
Last Modified: 01 Jun 2021 08:55
URI: http://eprints.manipal.edu/id/eprint/156759

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