Black Pepper, Aloe-Vera and Turmeric: A Polyherbal Anti-Acne Remedy
In the present research work ethanolic extracts of Black pepper (Piper nigrum), Turmeric (Curcuma longa) obtained by maceration and Aloevera gel (Aloe barbadensis) are mixed with a base to formulate a homogenized polyherbal cream formulation as a remedy against Acne would follow by the evaluation for its physical parameters like Colour and Odour, Consistancy, Homogeneity Washability, PH, Stability , Irritancy test etc.
Keywords: maceration, antibacterial, antiacne
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