Design and Development of Cuminum cyminum L. Seed Extract Microemulsion for Anaemia

Design and Development of Cuminum cyminum L. Seed Extract Microemulsion for Anaemia

D. A. Chougule*1, D. T. Gaikwad2, R. J. Jarag3

*1, 2Departments of Pharmaceutics, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur-416013, Maharashtra, India; 3Department of Pharmacology, Bharati Vidyapeeth College of Pharmacy, Kolhapur-416013, Maharashtra, India

International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine

The aim of study was to develop and evaluate microemulsion for permeation enhancement of Cumin in treatment of anaemia. Successful attempt was made to carry out formulation of Cumin loaded microemulsion. Oleic acid selected as oil phase, tween 80 and propylene glycol selected as surfactant and co-surfactant, from pseudoternary phase diagram different concentration of oil, surfactant, co-surfactant and distilled water were optimized and water dilution method was used for microemulsion preparation. Cumin extract loaded microemulsion were formulated and characterized for particle size, PDI, zeta potential, viscosity, percent transmittance, RI and drug content. The ex vivo permeation study was performed on goat small intestine. It was observed that 55.50% Cumin extract and 87.19% Cumin loaded microemulsion was permeated. This data indicates that Cumin loaded microemulsion has greater permeation as compared to extract. In vivo study data observed that microemulsion formulation increases the Hb, RBC, MCV, MCH, MCHC level as compared with extract. The results clearly indicate that microemulsion increases the Hb and RBC and bring towards the normal level.

Keywords: Cuminum Cyminum, Microemulsion, Anaemia

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D. A. Chougule, D. T. Gaikwad, R. J. Jarag. Design and Development of Cuminum cyminum L. Seed Extract Microemulsion for Anaemia.International Journal of Traditional and Complementary Medicine 2018, 3:7.


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