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Research Journal of Topical and Cosmetic Sciences
Year : 2010, Volume : 1, Issue : 1
First page : ( 13) Last page : ( 17)
Print ISSN : 0976-2981.

A Review on Herbal Plants used in Skin and Hair Treatment

Meena AK1, Sachan Ayushy2,*, Singh Brijendra2, Kaur Ramanjeet2, Pal Bhavana2, Yadav AK2, Singh Uttam2,  Kiran2, Rao MM1

1National Institute of Ayurvedic Pharmaceutical Research, Patiala – 147001, Punjab, (India)

2School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Shobhit University, Meerut, U.P. (India)

*Corresponding Author E-mail: ayushy.sachan@gmail.com; ajaysheera@yahoo.com

Online published on 6 April, 2013.


The present paper deals with the medicinal plants used by the people for curing different skin ailments and for cosmetics. Cosmetic have become part of our routine. Their used has increased significantly in recent years however the continuous use of cosmetics over prolonged time may result into various undesirable effects, which may be serious at time. This review is an attempt to trace out the different cosmetic plants used over centuries.



Cosmetic, skin, medicinal plants, people.


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