Formulation and evaluation of anti-microbial gel using lavender oil and rosemary oil

  • Pooja Sharma Department of Pharmaceutics, Himachal Institute of Pharmacy, Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India
  • Ujjwal Nautiyal Department of Pharmaceutics, Himachal Institute of Pharmacy, Paonta Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India
Keywords: Anti-microbial gel, lavender oil, rosemary oil, viscosity.

Abstract

In the present study anti-microbial gels are prepared using Lavender oil and Rosemary oil. The anti-microbial gel was evaluated for appearance and homogeneity, grittiness, pH, viscosity, particle size etc.. The anti-microbial gel was light yellowish in colour which feels smooth on application and have aromatic odour.The antimicrobial activity of herbal gel was compared with standard Povidone iodine and the zone of inhibition is determined against S.aureus and E.coli bacteria. The gel was stable at room temperature. It was inferred from the result that the gel formulation shows better anti-microbial activity when compared with marketed formulation gel.

Published
2020-03-30