A STUDY ON ANTIMICROBIAL FINISHES USING ACALYPHA INDICA HERBAL EXTRACT ON COTTON SOCKS FOR HEALING
OF CRACKED FEET

R. SINDHU, Dr. Ms. SHABIYA THASEEN

Abstract


An eco-friendly natural antimicrobial finishes has been prepared from natural  extract  for  textile  application. The natural product bio-active agents such as ACALYPHA INDICA  (KUPPAIMENI) and (ETHANOL) extract  of herbal product for antimicrobial finishes of textile substances. Herbal product from acalyphaindica and ethanol has been applied to cotton socks by the method of direct application in wet condition; both extract shows the antimicrobial activity. After investigation of cotton socks of antimicrobial finish has been used by the patients cracked feet and  the results  have been observed that cracked heeling action is good on acalyphaindica.

Keywords


ANTIMICROBIAL FINISHES, ACALYPHA INDICA, SHOXLET EXTRACTION

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