The formulation of herbal hair care product using extract of Argemone mexicana and Calotropis gigantea with special reference to their anti-microbial and antifungal activity had been reported first time. The prepared hair care formulation has antidandruff potential against Malassezia furfur, and antibacterial against E.coli, S.aureus, which are predominant causes for dandruff and hair fall. Prepared herbal hair care formulation is having advantage of non-synthetic base with least side effect and possible anti-inflammatory action as reported with these plant extracts. From the present work it can be concluded that prepared herbal formulation have a remarkable antidandruff efficacy in comparison with marketed antidandruff formulations, may be due to presence of following phytochemical constituents such as alkaloids, glycosides, tannins, steroids, and amino acids, detected in ethanolic extract of Argemone mexicana and Calotropis gigantea.
El Dr. Ajay Kumar Gupta, un educador e investigador en el campo de las ciencias farmacéuticas, tiene una experiencia de más de dos décadas, actualmente sirviendo al Instituto Universitario de Farmacia, Universidad CSJM (una universidad estatal de Uttar Pradesh), Kanpur, que es uno de los principales y pioneros institutos de farmacia en el estado.