FORMULATION, EVALUATION AND STABILITY STUDY OF HERBAL CREAM CONTAINING EMBELINAbstract
In this study, the cream was formulated from the plant extract containing anti-oxidant ingredient Embelin and its quality control evaluation performed along with the antioxidant activity. The alcohol extract of the plant was used. The extract was tested for antioxidant activity by superoxide scavenging activity. Quality evaluation of the product was assessed by using different evaluation methods. The stability study was also performed, and no changes in the physical properties were observed. The formulations showed good spreadability, no evidence of phase separation and good consistency during this study period. The cream was found to be stable during the stability study. From the present study, it was concluded that it is possible to develop creams containing herbal extract having antioxidant property.