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FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF HERBAL TOOTHPASTE

FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF HERBAL TOOTHPASTE

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FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF HERBAL TOOTHPASTE

  1. 1. FORMULATION AND EVALUATION OF HERBAL TOOTHPASTE Authors: Pavan Deshmukh* Vaibhav Shende Mahendra Gunde Kamla Nehru College of Pharmacy, Butibori, Nagpur - 441108 Introduction: Formulation containing natural ingredients is more acceptable in the belief that they are safer than synthetic drugs. The objective of the present research work to formulate herbal toothpaste containing natural ingredients like Neem stem and bark, Acacia leaves, Guava leaves, Cinnamon bark, Camphor etc. which were traditionally used for tooth cleaning. In present study formulated herbal toothpaste was evaluated for its organoleptic and physical properties such as colour, odour, taste, pH, spreadability, moisture content, fineness, foamability etc. as per standards specified by Bureau of Indian Standards and compare with commercially marketed toothpaste formulations. The results of the evaluating parameters shows the promising results as compare to marketed formulations. Hence the lab made herbal toothpaste was found to be of good quality. Material and Methods Ingredients Biological Name Use Neem stem & bark Azadirachta indica (Meliaceae) Antibacterial Babul leaves Acacia arabica (fabaceae) Astringent Amrud leaves Psidium guajava (Myrtaceae) Anti-inflammatory Kalmi bark Cinnamonum zeylanicum (Lauraceae) Flavouring agent hgjCamphor Cinnamonum camphora (Lauraceae) Antiseptic Honey Apis melliferia (Apidae) Sweetening agent Final batch formula Acknowledgement: Author is thankful to Principal and Management, Kamla Nehru College of Pharmacy, Butibori, Nagpur for providing facilities. Reference: 1. Mangilal T. and Ravikuma M. Preparation and evaluation of herbal toothpaste with commercial herbal toothpastes: An in-vitro study. IJAHM (2016) 6:3; 2266-2273. 2. Grace X.F. et.al., Preparation and evaluation of herbal dentifrice. Int. Res. J. Pharm. (2015), 6(8):509-511. 3. Singh K., Singh P. and Oberai G. Comparative studies between herbal toothpaste (dant kanti) and nonherbal toothpaste. IJDR (2016); 4(2):53-56. KNCP, NATIONAL SEMINAR ON ‘PHYTHOMEDINCINA: A NOVELAPPROACH FOR TREATMENT’ DATE ON 25TH -26TH MARCH 2017 0 2 4 6 8 10 1 2 3 4 pH pH 0 2 4 6 8 10 12 14 1 2 3 4 Spreadability Foamability 0 10 20 30 1 2 3 4 % Moisture content % Moisture content Ingredients Quantity (gm) Neem stem & bark 0.5 Babul leaves 0.5 Amrud leaves 0.5 Kalmi bark 0.5 Camphor 0.5 Honey 0.5 Calcium carbonate 3.5 Glycerine 2.0 Methyl cellulose 0.3 Sodium Lauryl Sulphate 0.5 Sodium chloride 0.2 Distilled water q.s.

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