FORMULATION, EVALUATION & COMPARISION OF HERBAL SHAMPOO CONTAINING TRICHOSANTHES CUCUMERINA
Pasam Jyothirmayi*, R. Triveni, M. Swapna, Vasundhara, Ch. Alekhya and Abbineni Anusha
Aim and Objective: The aim of this present study is to formulate and evaluate herbal shampoo containing Trichosanthes cucuminerina, to eliminate harmful synthetic ingredients, and substitute with safe natural ingredients which improve the safety and efficacy. Methods: Three different formulations of shampoos using the extract of Trichosanthes cucuminerina were prepared. Among them HS1 is soap based, HS2 is gel shampoo and HS3 is totally herbal based with Trichosanthes cucuminerina as main herbal component along with Phylanthus emblica, Hibiscus rosa-sinensis, Sapindus indica and Azadiraktha indica in different proportions. Evaluation of organoleptic, physicochemical, and performance tests in terms of visual assessment, wetting time test, pH, assurance of solid contents, surface tension, detergency, dirt dispersion, conditioning performance, foam volume, and stability was performed. Results: The formulated shampoos were clear and good appealing. It demonstrated good froth stability, detergency, good cleansing, small bubble size, low surface strain, and execution of good conditioning. Conclusion: The physicochemical evaluation of the formulated shampoo showed ideal results. However, to improve its quality, product performance, and safety, further development was required.
Keywords: Herbal shampoo, Trichosanthes cucumerina, Aloepecia and Hair growh.
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