Evaluation of psidium guajava l. (fam. Myrtaceae) essential oil as preservative in topical cream formulation

  • At: 2017 FIP Congress in Seoul (South Korea)
  • Type: Poster
  • By: ADRIATICO, Joanne Patricia (University of the Philippines Manila, Sampaloc, Manila, Philippines)
  • Co-author(s): Joanne Patricia Adriatico
    Ena Elizabeth Naoe
    Darien John Rivera
    Erna Arollado
  • Abstract:

    Background

    Preservatives prevent decomposition caused by microorganisms and chemical changes. Synthetic preservatives have been used due to its high antimicrobial efficacy. However, recent reports state that chronic consumption of these leads to teratogenicity, carcinogenicity and residual toxicity. Thereby, researchers explore natural

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