Abstract Article


Formulation and physicochemical evaluation of polyherbal hair oil for prevention of hair fall

Sushma , Ambika Prasad Arya , Sapna Avinash Kondalkar , Narottam Singh , Avinash Kondalkar ,

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The objective of the present investigation was to prepare 
herbal oil formulations for prevention of hair loss. The oil formula-
tions were prepared in coconut oil base using extracts from the 
leaves of Tinospora cordifolia, pulp from Tamarindus indica, seeds 
of Trigonella foenum graecum and flowers of Hibiscus rosa sinen-
sis. The results of phytochemical screening suggest that most of 
the while flavonoids were present in the methanolic and aqueous 
extracts of Tinospora cordifolia, they were found only in the aque-
ous extracts of the other plant materials. The extracts were mixed 
in varying proportions with coconut oil to prepare the hair oil for-
mulations. The formulations were evaluated for physicochemical 
properties. The saponification value of the oil formulations was 
calculated to be 247 to 265 mg of KOH/ g of oil. The iodine value 
of the herbal hair oil was calculated to be ranging from 7.45 to 
11.80 g of I/ 100 g of oil. The density of hair oil was formulations 
ranged from 0.898 to 0.961 mg/mL. The pH was found to be from 
5.96 to 6.31. The refractive index of all the formulations ranged 
between 1.457 to 1.536. 


Tinospora cordifolia
Hibiscus rosasinensis
Trigonella foeneum graecum
Tamarindus indica



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