About Authors: Akram Ahmad(1)*,Vikas Kumar(1) ,G.P.Mohanta(2) and Hasna Ali(2).
1-Christian school of pharmacy, FHMSIAMS (SHIATS) Allahabad (UP)-211007.
2-Department of pharmacy practice,Annamalai University,Chidambaram (T.N)-608002.
Antioxidants are helpful in increasing the blood circulation and thus help in hair growth as well as in the treatment a lot of diseases. Alopecia is a dermatological disorder with psychosocial implications on patients with hair loss. The Antioxidant property of plant and oil can be utilise in hair fall .The objective of present study involves preparation of herbal hair oil using amla, brahmi, tridex, neem, shikakai and its evaluation for increase in hair growth activity. The oils with two different drug concentrations 5% & 10% were prepared using direct boiling, paste and cloth method. For determination of antioxidant activity DPPH method is used. Herbal hair oil formulation showing moderate antioxidant activity when compared with standard.it can be used as herbal hair oil for hair growth and other Free radical damage within cells has been linked to a range of disorders including cancer, arthritis, atherosclerosis, Alzheimer's disease, and diabetes.