AN AYURVEDIC SHAMPOO: DEVELOPMENT & EVALUATION
European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine,
2022, Volume 9, Issue 7, Pages 9068-9076
AbstractBackground: With the developing role of Ayurveda in the market of cosmetics, demand of Herbal shampoos have been enhanced worldwide. Thus entailed development of this Ayurvedic shampoo, which is made up of plant extracts and cow urine, aids in providing nutrition to scalp and hair; and it has antimicrobial effect with good cleansing action.
Objective: Present study aims to develop Ayurvedic Shampoo and evaluating using suitable analytical techniques.
Methods: Ayurvedic Shampoo was formulated with active ingredients like sariva and cow urine selected from kamratnam ,other ingredients viz. Shikakai, Reetha, Jatamansi, Mandookparni and Bhringraj selected due to their proved Keshya properties. To contriving an idea total active part 51.5% used in formulation, that is maximum in quantity. Because presence of high amount active part reduces the self-life of formulation & for the preparation of good emulsion (oil in water) sufficient quantity of base ingredients were needed. Formulated product was tested by various appropriate methods, Organoleptic and Physiochemical tests
Result: Various analytical evaluation showed that Ayurvedic Shampoo was brown colour viscous liquid, good foaming quality, with soothing fragrance & acceptable quality.
Conclusion: The formulated Ayurvedic shampoo was containing high amount of active part. Having excellent cleansing property with antimicrobial and nourishing effect. As a cosmetic product, an Ayurvedic shampoo fulfilled all certain aesthetic functions beyond to its technical functions.
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