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The main objective of the present study is formulation and evaluation of polyherbal soap by using hot process techniques. In this study, powdered dry formulation containing pumpkin seeds and leaves, papaya leaves, mint leaves, Kurunthotti leaves, nutmeg powder, Tulsi was evaluated and formulated for their antimicrobial activity. Various evaluation methods like pH, moisture content, foaming index, foam retention time, saponification value, Skin irritancy test, total fatty matter and antimicrobial testing have been done. The soap made was evaluated for their physiochemical characters such as Total fatty matter(73%), Moisture content(12.8%) , pH (7),Foaming index (17ml),Foam Retention time (10 -13 min ), Saponification value (147.262 mg KOH/g .Additionally, the evaluation tests revealed that the herbal soap performs satisfactorily against microbes when compared to conventional antibodies. The soap also exhibited good cleaning efficiency in removing microbes on skin. The herbal bath soap has been prepared and evaluated.


Herbal bath soap Tulsi Vitamin E Pumpkin seed

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M. Rajan, Anaswara V.S, Aparna K, Nishad K.V, Thejus S, Fadul Rahman M, & Surya S Nair. (2024). Formulation And Evaluation Of Poly Herbal Soap. International Journal of Research in Pharmacology & Pharmacotherapeutics, 13(2), 170-175. Retrieved from


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