FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF HERBAL LIP BALM INFUSED WITH PAPAYA AND TURMERIC
Rahul G. Chaudhari*, Saloni M. Shukla, Sakshi H. Puttawar, Gaurav S. Dadmal, Shubhangi N. Bhoyar and Supriya S. Pardhi
Backgrond:- The study was to formulate and evaluate herbal lip balm infused with papaya and turmeric, so that an occlusive layer on the lip surface to seal moisturize in the lips and protect them from external exposure. Method:- The lip balm was prepared by direct method by extracting papaya powder(Carica Papaya) and turmeric powder(Curcuma Longa) also adding the ingredients like beewax, lemongrass oil, methylparaben, and vanillin. Results:- Then evaluated with some parameters like physical appearance, melting point, spreadability test, stability test, skin irritation test, pH test, consistency, washability test. The result was concluded among the three formulations where the second formulation of 10g was selected as the best outcome. As it provides physical character light orange color with pleasant odor and good taste with melting point 69.89oC, with good stability and spreadability, contains 7.2pH near to neutral, no irritation to skin, provides a smooth and non granulated consistency and easily washable. Conclusion:- The result suggested that the prepared herbal lipbalm containing papaya and turmeric extract can effectively deliver the product in the market.
Keywords: Carica papaya, Curcuma longa, Lip balm, Evaluated, Herbal lipbalm, Formulation.
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