International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research

International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research


International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research
Vol. 1, Issue 4 (2016)

Herbal cosmetics: An overview


Davinder Kumar, Gajendra Rajora, Om Parkash, Himanshu, Mamta Antil, Virender Kumar

Mother Nature has given human, the most loved formation of God, with all that he expected to live on this planet: air to inhale, water to extinguish thirst, grains to appetite, flame to light etc. Human body is the microcosm of the whole universe and the response to every human issue lies in keeping up congruity with the enormous musicality. Nature has offered the way to keep up that parity. Herbs! Yes herbs are one such means. An herb is a plant or plant extract, including leaves, bark, berries, roots, gums, seeds, stems and flowers which are bestowed with nourishing and healing elements. Cosmetics alone are not sufficient to take care of skin and others body parts, it requires association of active ingredients to check the damage and ageing of the skin. Herbal cosmetics have gained much popularity among the population. Herbal cosmetics products claimed to have efficacy and intrinsic acceptability due to routine use in daily life and avoid the side effects which are commonly seen in synthetic products. The current article deals with the literature of herbal cosmetic related to present status, advantages, Indian extract, treatment of ailments and properties related to herbal cosmetic.

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How to cite this article:
Davinder Kumar, Gajendra Rajora, Om Parkash, Himanshu, Mamta Antil, Virender Kumar. Herbal cosmetics: An overview. International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research, Volume 1, Issue 4, 2016, Pages 36-41
International Journal of Advanced Scientific Research