ISSN 2321–3647
Sun, 19 Nov 2017

A Review on Herbs Used in Ancient Cosmetology

A Geetha*1, V Banumathi1, M Pitchiah Kumar1, L Naansi agnes1, V Velpandian1

1. Post Graduate DepartmentofGunapadam (Pharmacology), Government Siddha Medical College, Chennai, Tamilnadu. Pin: 600 106.


The aim of this review was to investigate the possibility of comparing the performance of different herbs used in cosmetics. Cosmetic products made up of mixture of herbal ingredients used by all age group of persons to keep their skin, hair healthier and oral hygiene. Claimed effects and safety of this cosmetic product depends on the ingredients incorporated. By adopting proper methodologies and techniques risk factors of ingredients incorporated in cosmetics can be determined and managed at safety here. This paper enlightened the herbal used in the cosmetic for the long time. This review encourage the industrialist, cosmeticians, pharmacist and researchers  to carry and publish more cosmetic herbs studies which would help to explore the myth of herbal cosmetics in front of consumers that will beneficial in terms of human health.

Keywords: Cosmetic herbs, hair care, skin care, nail care, oral hygiene.

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