Formulation and Evaluation of Herbal Ointment of Blumea lacera
Siddhi Chandak1*, KundanTiwari1, Yogesh Ushir1
1. SMBT Institute of Diploma Pharmacy, Nandi-hills Dhamangaon, Nashik, India, 422403.
Blumea lacera of family Asteraceae is a common Rabi weed all over India. Its annual herb is with the strong odor of turpentine. This plant is commonly known as Buradi in India. Indoginously in Indian system of traditional medicine it is Aromatic, astringent, Stomachic, Anti-Spasmodic and Diuretic. It is useful in treatment of Fever, Burning, Wound Healing, Abdominal disorder, inflammation. It also advised in dysentery and in vaginal bleeding. The present research has been undertaken with the aim to formulate and evaluate herbal ointment because synthetic may cause the adverse effect on skin. The herbal ointment was formulated by extracting Blumea lacera (brum.f.)DC.
Keywords: Asteraceae, Blumea lacera, Traditional medicine.