Determination of Sun Protecting Factor of Methanolic Extract of Butea Monosperma Flower

Determination of Sun Protecting Factor of Methanolic Extract of Butea Monosperma Flower


Panchal CB*, Sapkal EA, Shah SD, Pisal RS, Sane MV


Abstract

Determination of SPF (sun protecting factor) of methanolic extract of flower of given herbal drug Butea monosperma which is previously used for various pharmacological activities like antimicrobial, wound healing, etc. Here determination of SPF is step to prove its excellency in sun burn disease. SPF is a laboratory measure of effectiveness of sunscreen factor. Higher the SPF value more protection against ultraviolet radiation which causes sun burn disease. SPF determination is the in vitro testing of sunscreen activity with the help of UV spectrophotometer (290-320nm). Here different dilutions of extract of given herb is taken in the consideration for the measurement of SPF which is compared with each other to get the view for higher photo protective value.


Keywords

Butea Monosperma, Flower and Sun Protecting Factor


Cite This Article

Panchal, C. B., Sapkal, E. A., Shah, S. D., Pisal, R. S., & Sane, M. V. (2014). Determination of Sun Protecting Factor of Methanolic Extract of Butea Monosperma Flower, International Journal for Pharmaceutical Research Scholars, 3(4), 281-284.

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