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Journal :   Research Journal of Pharmacy and Technology

Volume No. :   7

Issue No. :  3

Year :  2014

Pages :   296-300

ISSN Print :  0974-3618

ISSN Online :  0974-360X


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Formulation and Evaluation of Herbal Gel Containing Extract of Hibiscus syriacus

Address:   Punasiya Rakesh*, Yadav Amid, Gaurav Krishna, Pillai Sujit
GRY Institute of Pharmacy Borawan Dist: Khargone India.
*Corresponding Author
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Herbal medicine has become an item of global importance both medicinal and economical. Although usage of these herbal medicines has increased, their quality, safety and efficiency are serious concerns in industrialized and developing countries. Plant play a vital role in curing various ailments of the man and herbal remedies are getting increasing patient compliance as they are devoid of typical side effects of allopathic medicines. The present research has been undertaken with the aim to formulate and evaluate the herbal gel containing Hibicus syriacus leaf extract. The gel formulation was designed by using methanolic extract in varied concentrations and was evaluated using physiochemical parameter. The gel was prepared by using Carbopol 934, Propylene glycol, Methanol, Hibiscus syriacus, and required amount of distilled water. Then skin pH (6.8-7) was maintained by drop wise addition of tri-ethanolamine. The physiochemical parameters of formulations (pH, viscosity, spreadability etc.) were determined. Stability studies were carried out as per ICH guidelines for 3 months at different temperatures and humidity. The results showed that formulation F5 containing 2.5% Sesbania grandiflora extract have better stability than other formulation.
Hibiscus syriacus extract, Carbopol 934, Gel, and Methanol.
Punasiya Rakesh, Yadav Amid, Gaurav Krishna, Pillai Sujit. Formulation and Evaluation of Herbal Gel Containing Extract of Hibiscus syriacus. Research J. Pharm. and Tech. 7(3): Mar., 2014; Page 296-300.
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