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RESEARCH ARTICLE
Year : 2009  |  Volume : 1  |  Issue : 4  |  Page : 234-237

Development and Evaluation of Polyherbal Formulations for Hair Growth Potential


1 Department of Pharmacognosy, NRI Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 3, Sajjan Singh Nagar, Bhopal - 462 026, India
2 Department of Pharmacognosy, Nandha College of Pharmacy,Perundurai Main Road, Erode - 638 052, India

Correspondence Address:
Vaishali Rathi
Department of Pharmacognosy, NRI Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 3, Sajjan Singh Nagar, Bhopal - 462 026
India
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The present study is an effort to formulate and evaluate hair growth promoting activity of three polyherbal formulations. Polyherbal formulations were prepared using extract of Cicer arietinum Linn., Ocimum sanctum Linn. and Cyperus rotundus Linn. in various ratios to obtained the best formulation The extract incorporated into cream were applied topically on shaved skin of rats and primary skin irritation test, hair growth initiation time, completion time, hair length and diameter were recorded. The ratio of Cicer arietinum Linn., Ocimum sanctum Linn. and Cyperus rotundus Linn. in 1:2:3 showed excellent hair growth activity comparable to standard.


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