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Print ISSN:-2393-9079

Online ISSN:-2393-9087

CODEN : IJPPTK

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Year 2020

Volume: 7 , Issue: 1

Indian Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology


POLYHERBAL HAND SANITIZER - FORMULATION AND EVALUATION


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Author Details: X Fatima Grace, Sowmya K.V., Darsika C., Arul Jothy, S. Shanmuganathan

Volume : 2

Issue : 2

Online ISSN : 2393-9087

Print ISSN : 2393-9079

Article First Page : 143

Article End Page : 144


Abstract

The main aim for the preparation of a poly herbal hand sanitizer is for “hand hygiene”. It is a vital principle in the prevention, control, and reduction of any acquired infection. Mainly hand sanitizer can stop the chain of transmission of micro organisms and other bacteria from hand to different parts of our body. Hand hygiene is important and one of the most critical steps in food production, food service as well as in homes and other day care preparations. Hand sanitizer avoids adverse effects like itching, irritation, dermatitis etc.

So, maintaining hand hygiene as the prime criteria-instead of some synthetic formulation, an attempt has been made to formulate an herbal hand wash by using some extracts of commonly available plants like Andrographis paniculata, ginger, lemon juice. The formulation was evaluated for its physical parameters. It is sure that these ingredients on combination behave as an effective hand sanitizer.

Key Words: Herbal extracts, hand hygiene, anti microbial agents.

Doi No:-10.18231