Standardization and Comparison of the Herbal Shampoo with the Commercial Shampoos

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Nitin G Sutar
Vaibhav V Kakade
Sharav Desai
Prashant S Palghdmal
Vipul P . Patel
Vijay K.Patel
Ankita S. Patel
Tora Shah


Objective: The primary goal of the study is to develop, assess, and compare a herbal shampoo's physicochemical features to those of commercially available synthetic shampoos. Material and Method: The herbal shampoo was created by combining extracts from various plants, including Acacia concinna, Sapindus mukorossi, Phyllanthus embelica, Aloe barbadensis, and Citrus aurantifolia, in various ratios, to a 10% aqueous solution. Citric acid was used to balance the pH, and a little amount of methyl paraben was added as a preservative. To ascertain the physicochemical characteristics of both manufactured and marketed shampoos, numerous tests including those for foam volume and stability, detergency visual inspection, percent of solid contents pH, wetting time, surface tension, filth dispersion, etc. were carried out. Result: The herbal shampoo had an appealing formulation and was clear and opaque. After 5 minutes, it demonstrated qualities like good cleansing and detergency, low surface tension, tiny bubble size, and strong foam stability. Both homemade and store-bought shampoos produced results for excellent percent solid contents that were comparable. Conclusion: The outcomes show that the shampoo's conditioning effectiveness is good and on par with shampoo that is readily accessible in stores. To increase its quality and safety, though, more study and development are needed.

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Nitin G Sutar, Vaibhav V Kakade, Sharav Desai, Prashant S Palghdmal, Vipul P . Patel, Vijay K.Patel, Ankita S. Patel, & Tora Shah. (2023). Standardization and Comparison of the Herbal Shampoo with the Commercial Shampoos. Journal of Coastal Life Medicine, 11(1), 680–688. Retrieved from


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