1R. Kiran Jyothi*, 2Meena Ravindranath, 3G. Pushpa, 4C. Vijaykumar, 5D. Sreenivasulu
Jawaharlal Nehru technological university, Oil Technological Pharmaceutical Research Institute, Anantapuramu, Andhra Pradesh, India-515001
A B S T R A C T
Natural beauty is blessing and cosmetics help in presenting and increaning the beauty and personality aspects of human beings. An herb is a plant or plant extract which are favour with nourishing and healing elements. Herbal cosmetics have improved much popularity among the population. Herbal cosmetics products claimed to have efficacy and intrinsic acceptability due to routine use in daily life and avoid the adverse effects which are commonly seen in synthetic products. In the scenario of changing food habits, stress level and dependent environment conditions, number of skin and hair disorders are encountered.In case of hair disorders like dandruff problem, proper selection of ayurvedic ingredient with their required amounts, dosage form can be formulated as powder pack to fight against dandruff. This herbal powder was formulated using natural ingredient like. Aloe leaf (Aloe barbadensis), Henna (Lawsoniainermis), Amla (Emblicaofficinalis), Methi seeds (fenugreek), Neem (Azadirachta indica), Tulsi(Ocimum sanctum), Hibiscus (Hybiscu rosa sinesis),Curry leaf (murraya koenigii), Lemon peel (citrus limon), Ashwagandha (Withania somnifera), Ginger (Zingiber officinale).The combination of several such ingredient of herbal origin has made it possible to secure highly effective dry powder. The formulation was done and evaluated for number of parameters to ensure its safety and efficacy.
Keywords: Hair, Dandruff, Powder pack, Natural ingredients, Methi seeds, Antidandruff powder.