IDAAM Publications

Volume 1

January-March 2023

Formulation, Development and Antimicrobial Evaluation of Polyherbal Soap

Akshay R Yadav, Kiran R Salunkhe

A herbal soap was formulated using the leaf and bark extract of Azadirachta indica, Mangifera indica, Ocimum sanctum and Malvastrum coromandelianum powder. Bacterial skin infections are the most common among people, necessitating prompt treatment as well as continuing care to maintain healthy skin. The natural material in the herbs does not have any side effect on the human body as the herbal cosmetics are also known as Ayurvedic cosmetics. The majority of herbal supplements are focused on many botanical ingredients with a long traditional or folk medicine history of use. Among the variety of botanical ingredients on the market today. Numerous toxins from chemical compounds Cosmetics alone are inadequate to care for skin and body parts because microorganisms in the air can cause chemical infection and damage. Due to its wide range of medicinal properties, neem leaves and their constituents have been shown to exhibit anti-inflammatory, anti-hyperglycemic, anti-ulcer antimalarial, antifungal, antibacterial, anti-mutagenic and anti-carcinogenic properties, the Neem (Azadirachta indica) tree has attracted worldwide prominence. Reetha, neem, shikekai and tulsi were used in herbal soap ingredients, in which neem leaf and seed were found to be effective against some dermatophytes. Shikekai and Reetha serve as a detergent and show antiviral activity with washing and foaming activity and Tulsi is useful due to its antifungal properties.

Keywords: Polyerbal Soap, Formulation, Malvastrum coromandelianum, Azadirachta indica, Mangifera indica, Antimicrobial Evaluation.