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International Journal of Pharmacognosy and Clinical Research

Vol. 5, Issue 2, Part A (2023)

Formulation, Development and Evaluation of Antibacterial and Antifungal Skin Ointment by Pongamia Pinnata (Karanja)

Author(s):

Sandip Suresh Khandagale, Prajakta Shivaji Bhasme, Vivek Dipak Shelar, Chaitanaya Laxman Ratnaparkhe and Samir Raju Sayyad

Abstract:

In recent years, the demand for herbal products has increased in developed countries. Herbal preparations are recognized as effective treatments for various ailments. These products are increasingly in demand as pharmaceuticals, dietary supplements and cosmetics. There are over 6000 herbal manufacturers in India. About 4000 Ayurvedic medicines are manufactured. When subjected to shear stress, ointments often behave like viscoelastic materials. They usually contain drugs and are intended to be administered externally to the body or mucous membranes. 
Non-medicated ointments, also known as ointment bases, are non-medicated ointments used in the manufacture of medicated ointments or for their emollient or lubricating properties. Polyherbal preparations are those that contain two or more herbs in their composition. Many studies have been conducted combining extracts of Neem Seed Oil (Azadirachta indica Family-Meliaceae) and Karanj Seed Oil (Millettia pinnata Family-Fabaceae) with various other herbal medicines.
 Herbal medicines are also available in ointment form. This is a semi-solid formulation that is used topically for a variety of reasons, including: As a protectant, antiseptic, emollient, antibacterial, keratolytic, astringent, in addition to other dosage forms. Neem consists of the leaves, seeds and other aerial parts of the Meliaceae Azadirachta indica family. 
Neem oil contains various properties such as antiseptic, insecticidal, fertility inhibitor and antiviral effects, which are currently being tested for their efficacy. AIDS treatment. Karanj consists of seeds, roots and fresh leaves of plants known as legumes of the Millettia pinnata family. Used for skin diseases, psoriasis, anti-dandruff, and wound healing.

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How to cite this article:
Sandip Suresh Khandagale, Prajakta Shivaji Bhasme, Vivek Dipak Shelar, Chaitanaya Laxman Ratnaparkhe and Samir Raju Sayyad. Formulation, Development and Evaluation of Antibacterial and Antifungal Skin Ointment by Pongamia Pinnata (Karanja). Int. J. Pharmacogn. Clin. Res. 2023;5(2):12-19. DOI: 10.33545/2664763X.2023.v5.i2a.35
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