Potential Emphasis of Formulated Herbal Cream on Wound Healing

  • Yogesh Shivhare Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University, Bhopal (M.P.) India
  • Alok Pal Jain Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University, Bhopal (M.P.) India


Aim: The present study was to formulate and evaluate the herbal cream comprising extracts of different medicinal plants.

Experimental: The aqueous extract of all selected plants (Chenopodium album, Coccinia indica, Momordica dioica, Praecitrullus fistulosus and Trichosanthes dioica) were prepared by successive solvent extraction using soxhlet apparatus. Topical herbal cream was formulate and examined on different parameters like colour, consistency, pH, viscosity, spreadability and stability. Pharmacological evaluation of formulated herbal cream was done with excision and incision wound models.

Results and Conclusion: Based on the resultant findings obtained from the different evaluation  parameters,  it  can  be  concluded  that  prepared  herbal formulation  was  stable  and  safe  to  use in wound healing activity.


Keywords: Excision, Incision, Evaluation, Herbal Cream


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Author Biographies

Yogesh Shivhare, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University, Bhopal (M.P.) India

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University, Bhopal (M.P.) India

Alok Pal Jain, Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University, Bhopal (M.P.) India

Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan University, Bhopal (M.P.) India


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Shivhare, Y., & Jain, A. (2020). Potential Emphasis of Formulated Herbal Cream on Wound Healing. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutical Research and Development, 8(1), 73-77. https://doi.org/https://doi.org/10.22270/ajprd.v8i1.639