FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF GEL CONTAINING NEEM, TURMERIC, ALOE VERA, GREEN TEA AND LEMON EXTRACT WITH ACTIVATED CHARCOAL AND HONEY
Seema Yuvraj Mendhekar*, Pratik Bharat Thorat, Nikita Nivruti Bodke, Jadhav S. L. and Gaikwad D. D.
The present research has been undertaken with the aim to formulate and evaluate of gel containing Neem (Azadirachta indica A.Juss, Meliaceae), Turmeric (Curcuma longa L., Zingeberaceae), Aloe (Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f., Asphodelaceae), Green tea (Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze, Theaceae) and Lemon extract (Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck., Rutaceae) with activated Charcoal and Honey as a cleansing agent, anti acne and skin nourishing. Natural remedies are more acceptable in the belief that they are suffer with fewer side effects than the synthetic ones. Herbal formulation have growing demand in the world market. The plant have been reported in literature having good antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, refreshing activity, cleansing agent, dirt absorbent and anti-oxidant. F1 and F2 formulation are prepared by using varied concentration of extract prepared formulation (F1 and F2) where evaluated for various parameters like colour, appearance, consistency, wash ability, pH and Spreadability, Extrudabilty, skin irritation and compared with marketed formulation.
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