AN UPDATED REVIEW: PREPARATION, EVALUATION AND APPLICATIONS OF HERBOSOME
Suman Sahu, Rudra Pratap Singh Rajput*, Poonam Verma, Rishabh Sahu, Chandrika Chouhan
The herbal therapeutic agents are widely used to treat and prevent disease and disorders. Recently introduced new herbal formulation for better action such as herbosomes, liposomes, neosomes, ethosomes, iscoms, cubosomes etc. Herbosomes have enhanced absorption rate, producing excellent bio-availability, good penetration power. In this article includes complete description of advantage, dis-advantages, methods of herbosome preparation and evaluation of herbosome. Different type of techniques used for preparation of herbosome such as solvent evaporation technique, anti-solvent precipitation technique, rotary evaporation technique, ethanol injection technique. An evaluation parameters are physicochemical evaluations, microscopical evaluations and in-vitro, in-vivo evaluations. Through this review article we are concluding that the article would be helpful for the researchers in terms of the preparation and evaluation of nano technology based drug delivery system.
Keywords: Drug delivery system; Plant drug delivery system; Herbosome; History of herbosomes; Application; Marketed formulations.
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