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JCDR. 2021; 12(6): 1356-1375

Formulation and Evaluation of polyherbal Anti-dandruff shampoo and its marketed comparison

Shweta Patel, Dr. Ajay Gupta, Dr. Meenakshi Gupta.


The most popular type of hair treatment is shampooing. Shampoos are an aqueous or
creamy soap or detergent solution for washing hair, cleaning of hair shaft and scalp. In the
current environment, it appears unlikely that herbal shampoo will be popular with customers,
despite the fact that it performs better and is safer than synthetic shampoo. A more extreme
strategy to popularizing herbal shampoo would be to alter customer expectations of what a
shampoo should be, with a focus on safety and efficacy. The goal of this research work was to
develop and formulate herbocosmeticprepration using antifungal drug and contain
polyherbalingredients in shampoo for cosmetic purposes. In this work , replace dangerous
synthetic ingredients in herbal shampoo formulations with a safe alternative. Natural antidandruff
shampoo was developed by utilizing a anti-fungal herbs
ArgemonemexicanaandCaolotropisgiganteaand herbal ingredients such as Spindusmukorrosi and
Acacia concinna and the resulting formulation was evaluation for pH, viscosity, foaming
stability, and evaluation satisfaction. Dandruff is a widespread scalp ailment induced by the
Malassezia furfur.It can be totally eradicated, however it can be efficiently regulated and handled
by such approach. Several anti-fungal drugs are used in hair care preparations for the
management of dandruff in the current study

Key words: Herbal shampoo, physicochemical approach, Anti-dandruff, Malassezia furfur, calotropisgigantea, Argemonemaxicana

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