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International Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Drug Analysis

2021, Vol. 1, Issue 2, Part A

Formulation and evaluation of herbal paper soap


Author(s): Priyanka Mandal, Sourav Kumar Upadhyay, Bhawna Poudyal and Mahalakshmi Sampagavi

Abstract: The main aim of this experiment is to formulate and evaluate herbal soap strip preparation, were Margosa played as essential and most important role as it is the oldest form of medicines which get suggests specially for skin conditions. Paper soaps are biodegradable sheets prepared and evaluated for dermal infections. Which act as a anionic surfactant on application with water helps to maintain the hygiene. These strips are easy to carry, use and portable. Herbal paper strips are free of harmful chemicals which minimize the cause of skin damage which may alter the natural terms of the skin. Non-medicated paper soap strips are easy to use and are cheap which induces less chance of getting attacked by microbes.Neem, (Azadirachta Indica), also called Nim or Margosa tend to show medicinal and cosmetic uses based on its antibacterial and anti-fungal properties. Neem is commonly used in soaps and creams for skin conditions such as acne, psoriasis, and athlete’s foot. Neem leaves have long been used as a traditional treatment for many diseases. Neem and Neem oil contains fatty acids, antioxidants, and antimicrobial compounds, which benefits skin in range of ways.Research shows that these compounds may help fight skin infections, and promote wound healing, and combat signs of skin ageing. Neem preparations are reportedly efficacious against a variety of skin disease, septic sores, and infected burns. This herbal preparation also found to useful for several other skin related issues such as scrofula, indolent ulcers, and even ringworm.The formulation and evaluation of herbal soap strips were carried out in two phases. Phase 1 studies involve selection of herbal preparation of herbal liquid soap solution, formulation of herbal paper soap strips and evaluations of paper soap strips. Phase 2 includes the several parameters such as organoleptic evaluation. Evaluation of paper soap, physical evaluation of herbal paper soap such as: pH test, Foam retention, Anti-microbial activity test, Foam height, total moisture content, determination of percentage alkali, Stability test. Primary skin irritation test and Saponification test. To facilitates the anti-microbial and anti-fungal actions, or dermal infections and resist towards microbial growth. The result of physiological characters was revealed these steps were carried out and the best result of soap was found.

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Priyanka Mandal, Sourav Kumar Upadhyay, Bhawna Poudyal, Mahalakshmi Sampagavi. Formulation and evaluation of herbal paper soap. Int J Pharm Sci Drug Anal 2021;1(2):04-09.
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