Formulation and Evaluation of Polyherbal Shampoo to Promote Hair Growth and Provide Antidandruff Action

  • Gaurav Lodha


The assurance of therapy with minimal side effects has been proven that ayurvedic formulation is to be promising for cosmetic use too. Maintenance of other factor shall not fulfill the need so extraneous treatment is essential that to which is safe. In case of hair disorder like dandruff problem, proper selection of ayurvedic ingredient with their required amounts, dosage form can be formulated as powder shampoo to fight against dandruff. A more radical approach in reducing the synthetic ingredient is by incorporating natural extract whose functionality is comparable with their synthetic ingredient. A shampoo is a cleansing aid for the hair and is counted among the foremost beuty products. Several herbs are reported to be effecting is controlling such fungi in our laboratory an antidandruff herbal shampoo –Herbello was prepared and characterized. Certain improvements, especially with respect to viscosity, conditioning ability and antidandruff activity were needed. Most effective herbs were chosen and used in different combination for preparation of shampoo in order to improve antidandruff activity. This herbal shampoo was formulated using natural ingredient like Bhringraj (Eclipta Alba), Fenugreek(methi), Azadirachta indica (neem), Acacia concinna (shikakai), Sapindus mukorossi(reetha), Ocimum santum (tulsi), Piper betle (paan), Hhibiscus rosa  sinensis (Gurhal), Camellia sinesis (green tea leaf), Citrus aurantifolia (lemon), Phyllanthus emblica (amla), Eclipta alba (Brhingaraj leaf powder), Aloe Vera (Aloe leaf Powder), Ashwagandha powder, Triphala powder Nagarmotha Powder, Brahmi Root. The formulation at laboratory scale was done and evaluated for number of parameters to ensure its safety, stability and efficacy.

Keywords: Hair Dandruff shampoo, cream shampoo, Herbal Material, Antidandruff shampoo.


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Gaurav Lodha

Department of Pharmaceutics, Dr. Vithalrao Vikhe Patil Foundation's, College of Pharmacy, Vilad ghat, Ahmednagar, (MS), India-414111 

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Lodha G. Formulation and Evaluation of Polyherbal Shampoo to Promote Hair Growth and Provide Antidandruff Action. JDDT [Internet]. 30Aug.2019 [cited 2Oct.2023];9(4-A):296-00. Available from: