Formulation and evaluation of hair oil for hair loss disorders
Kashyap Rakesh, Dr. Shukla Karunakar, Dr. Mahajan SC, Mr. Sharma Alok
Hair plays a vital role in the personality of human and for their cure we use lots of cosmetic products. The fading (pigmentation problem), dandruff, alopecia (loss of hair) is the major problem associated with hairs. Ayurvedic system is the traditional system of medicine having major treatment across globe. The aim of study is to develop a hair oil formulation using Azadirachta indica (leaves), Semecarpus anacardium (fruits),Trigonella foenum graecum (seeds), Cocos nucifera (oil) for better growth of hair and diminution in loss of hair (alopecia). The oil was prepared according to Ayurvedic Formulary of India and was standardized according to Protocol for Testing Ayurvedic, Siddha & Unani Medicines, Government of India. The Semecarpus anacardium (fruits) are semi poisonous in nature hence purification of fruits was performed according to Ayurvedic Formulary of India. The pharmacological evaluation was performed for qualitative, quantitative, mean hair length studies and its effect on alopecia.