Journal article Open Access
K. D. Mali*, R. M. Shroff, S. D. Chaudhari, S. S. Bacchav
In India, the use of herbals for the purpose of beautification was found in the traditional literature medicine such as Ayurveda. Herbal cosmetics is one of the most potent and effective area of cosmetic technology. Cosmetology is defined as the science of alteration in the appearance. It is used for beautifying and enhancing the overall human personality. Herbal products gains popularity over worldwide because of lack of side effects as compared with synthetic products. The purpose of using cosmetic preparations is to attain worship and sensual enjoyment. The present research work was aimed to formulate Ayurvedic herbal oil for application in hairs using various plant materials were collected viz., Neem, Amla, Shankpushpi, Brahmi, Bhringaraj, Jatamansi, Nirgundi, Shatavari, Gammbhari and Pudina etc. and its evaluation for various properties its properties like specific gravity,viscocity,acid value, saponifivcation value, pH , sensitivity test , Irritation test etc. All the parameters were found to be good and within the standard limits.