International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Research Paper | Pharmacy | India | Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023

Formulation and Evaluation of Dental Gel using the Guava Leaves with Clove Oil

Pranali R. Shinde

Abstract: The main purpose of this gel formulation of Guava leaves, Clove oil, and Honey flavor was to relieve pain and discomfort due to dental pain. As we know there are different types of teeth in the mouth that cause inflammation and pain. The most common dental pain are Local pain in the mount. Now many over-the-counter medications are essential to staying in primary health care because of the positive response and the most effective treatment with the least amount of side effects. Herbal medicines are still the backbone of almost 75-80% of the world's population, especially in developing countries, in primary health care due to better adherence to the human body, cultural acceptance and less side effects. They are found mainly in tropical and subtropical regions of India, the Americas and Africa, where they occur in various countries. The gel contains the main ingredients Guava Leaves Powder, Clove oil, Honey & Carbopol 934 as a gelling agent & and Propylene glycol as a co-solvent. Another ingredient Triethanolamine acts as neutralizer. The formulated gel was tested for different parameters such as physicochemical parameters (pH, viscosity, transparency, smoothness, clarity, grittiness, spreadability, and homogeneity etc.), inhibition area, etc. The gel is homogeneous mixture that shows the pH 6.8. This herbal gel was stable at room temperature protected from any germs and thus safe for use on dental pain. Formulation F2 was better than that of F1 and F3. From among all the developed formulation, F2 Shows better spreadability, Viscosity, physical appearance properties and excellent Extrudability. pH of the F2 Batch is Sufficient to treat the pain, also shows antibacterial activity i.e. zone of inhibition test. F2 Batch shows the good results than other Batches so F2 Batch is suitable for dental use.

Keywords: Herbal Gel, Dental Gel, Guava Leaves, Honey Flavor

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 5, May 2023,

Pages: 1715 - 1725

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