Formulation and Evaluation of Herbal Gel Containing Psidium Guajava Linn Leaves Extract
Prashant P. Bhalchim*, Manjusha N. Dole
Objective- In the present study an attempt was made to formulate gel containing Psidium guajava linn extracts and was evaluated for antimicrobial activity against different microorganism. Method- The plant were collected and extracted with suitable solvent. Different gels were formulated by using different concentration of extracts. The evaluation was done using Agar well diffusion method. The gel formulation was designed by using Carbopol 940, Psidium guajava linn extract, Propylene glycol 400, Methyl paraben, Propyl paraben and required amount of distilled water. Then skin pH (6.8-7) was maintained by drop wise addition of tri-ethanolamine. Result- The physiochemical parameters of formulations (pH, viscosity, spreadability etc.) were determined. The herbal gel showed that formulation containing Psidium guajava linn extract have better Antimicrobial activity. Conclusion- Our literature survey revealed that the herbal gel of leaves extract from leaves of Psidium guajava linn was not investigated in the present study.
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