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Published on:June, 2010
Pharmacognosy Journal, 2010; 2(10):361-364
Original Article | doi:Nill

Indian Medicinal Plants Used in Hair Care Cosmetics: a Short Review

Authors and affiliation (s):

Gupta Amit*, Malviya Rishabha, Singh Tej Prakash, Sharma Pramod Kumar

Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Meerut Institute of Engineering and Technology, Baghpat Bypass, Meerut – 250005, Uttar Pradesh, India.


Plants act as a source of food and medicine from long times. A wide range of plant oils are used in cosmetics and toiletry preparations. Hair is an important part of body, reflect personality of person. There are many cosmetics available for hair care. From long time plant materials are used for hair care. In this review, Indian medicinal plants having hare care properties are summarized in terms of their biological source, active constituents and biological activity.

Key words: Hair care formulations, Hair tonic, Natural plants, Hair cosmetics.


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