Saturday , 2 March 2024

Formulation and Characterization of Multiple Emulsion of Ascorbic Acid

Navneet Kumar Verma*1, Asha Roshan2, Anubha Gupta1, Harendra Prasad3
1Department of Pharmacy, Rameshwaram Institute of Technology and Management Lucknow (U.P), India
2R.K. College of Pharmacy, Azamgarh, (U.P), India
3Faculty of B. Pharmacy, CSM Group of Institution, Allahabad, (U.P), India

Ascorbic acid is also called Ascorbates or Vitamin C. The present study was investigated to carried out for the preparation of multiple emulsion for the care of skin (cosmetics); multiple emulsion water-in-oil-in-water (w/o/w) formulations containing Ascorbic acid was prepared by Primery Emulsion (50.0ml) (Composition: Ascorbic acid- 100mg, Caster oil- 40.0ml, Span20- 2.5%w/v, Water- 10.0ml), Water (50.0ml) and Tween80- 2%w/v. Multiple emulsions were characterized with different parameters like pH (by pH meter), Average particle diameter (by Occular microscopy), Density and viscosity of the multiple emulsion (by viscometer), and in-vitro drug release study (U.V. Spectroscopy).
Keywords: Ascorbic acid, Simple emulsion, Cosmetics, Multiple emulsion etc.

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