Formulation and Evaluation of Hair Tonic for Alopecia from Cow Urine

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G. Wagh Jyoti


Alopecia since the dawn of mankind, this issue has affected all ethnicities and both sexes to varying
degrees. In allopathy, the treatment of all hair problems is expensive and cannot be afforded by poor people.
Herbal hair preparations are free from various side effects that of chemically synthesized, for example, Minoxidil
has side effects that are local irritation, itching and burning sensations are frequent. Instead of using various
formulations for different hair problems, there is a necessity to formulate one single preparation which overcomes
maximum hair problems. Since ancient times, cow pee has been utilized to treat a variety of human illnesses. It
is a crucial and integral component of Panchgavya Chikitsa. Materials and Methods: Crude drug samples were
collected and authentified. 10–15 g methi, kept it in aloe vera for sprouting. Sprouted methi was collected in in
500ml cow urine and collected distillate. After boiling kept it for overnight standing, filter the formulation using
a muslin cloth, and packed in a suitable container. Results and Discussion: The protocol study was approved
by the Institute Animal Ethical Committee for animal experimentation. The study was performed gave good hair
growth activity. To improve people’s health and way of life, it is important to raise public awareness of the value
and variety of uses of cow urine. In this study, cow urine is used along with methi and aloe vera to formulate a hair
tonic to cure the alopecia. Conclusion: Formulated hair tonic is having excellent hair growth-promoting activity,
with good antifungal activity. It will act as a potent herbal alternative without any side effects.


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Jyoti, G. W. . (2023). Formulation and Evaluation of Hair Tonic for Alopecia from Cow Urine. Asian Journal of Pharmaceutics (AJP), 17(2).