Journal: Drug Invention Today

Article Id: JPRS-DFP-00002553
Title: Benefits of herbal medicines on skincare - A survey
Category: Drugs from Plants
Section: Research Article
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    Introduction: Herbal medicines are derived from plants known as herbs which are plants with medicinal and industrial value. Since ancient times, in India, herbs have been used for curing various ailments. Skincare refers to the range of practices that support the skin integrity, enhancing its appearance and relieving skin conditions. The main aim of this study is to create awareness about the beneficiary effects of herbal medicines and its effects in skincare also to raise awareness about the deteriorating effects of synthetic cosmetics. Materials and Methods: The questionnaire composed of 17 questions and was administered through SurveyPlanet link. The questionnaire was divided into three sections. The questionnaire was given to 108 individuals of various age groups (15–above 30 years). Results and Conclusion: The participants were well aware of the benefits of herbal medicines and are aware of the properties of the herbs being used. They are quite aware of the side effects of using synthetic cosmetics. The general idea that herbal medicines have lesser side effects than synthetic medicines might be the cause of these results.

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    P. S. Samyuktha1 , V. Vishnu Priya2 *, R. Gayathri 2

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    1 Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India,

    2 Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

    *Corresponding author: V. Vishnu Priya, Department of Biochemistry, Saveetha Dental College, Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Saveetha University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India.

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    P. S. Samyuktha1 , V. Vishnu Priya2 *, R. Gayathri 2

    Title:Benefits of herbal medicines on skincare - A survey
    Journal:Drug Invention Today
    Vol(issue):10 (Oct)
    Year:2018
    Page No: (2041-2044)
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    Methodology:A survey
    Research Materials:Herbal medicines

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College students Heavy metal poisoning Herbal medicines Skincare

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