MATEC Web Conf.
Volume 192, 2018The 4th International Conference on Engineering, Applied Sciences and Technology (ICEAST 2018) “Exploring Innovative Solutions for Smart Society”
|Number of page(s)||4|
|Section||Track 1: Industrial Engineering, Materials and Manufacturing|
|Published online||14 August 2018|
Lipid-based nanocarriers to enhance skin permeation and antioxidant activity of Centella asiatica extract
Pharmaceutical Development of Green Innovations Group (PDGIG), Faculty of Pharmacy, Silpakorn University, Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.
2 Thai Herb for Hair Co., Ltd. Nakhon Pathom, Thailand.
Corresponding author: email@example.com
The purpose of this study was to evaluate the use of different formulations, including solution, gel, liposome and niosome for in vitro skin permeation and antioxidant activity of Centella asiatica (CA) extract. The liposomes and niosomes loaded with CA were characterized to observe the physicochemical properties i.e., particle size, zeta potential, percentage of entrapment efficiency (%EE) and percentage of loading efficiency (%LE). In vitro skin permeation studies revealed that liposome formulations had a superior enhancing effect on skin permeation compared to niosome, gel and solution formulation. Upon applied niosome formulations for the delivery of CA extract at 24 hours (h), the antioxidant activity was higher than liposome, gel and solution formulation, as evidenced by the increased in percent inhibition using 2,2-diphenyl-1-picrylhydrazyl (DPPH) assay. However, there was no significant difference in antioxidant activity between niosome and liposome formulations. Accordingly, both the liposome and noisome formulations are promising approaches for transdermal delivery of CA extract for promoting successful antioxidant activity.
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