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Title: Synergistic effect of combination herbal extract treatment on the antibacterial and moisture management properties of knitted fabrics for healthcare applications
Researcher: Chandrasekaran K
Guide(s): Senthilkumar M
Keywords: Engineering and Technology
Material Science
Materials Science Textiles
Herbal extract treatment
Moisture management
University: Anna University
Completed Date: 2019
Abstract: The present investigation aims for exploring the synergistic antibacterial and moisture management properties of combination herbal extracts treated single jersey knitted fabrics and identification of the best treated fabrics for the management of perianal abscess and fistula-in-ano as a draining wound contact layer in the disposable multi-layered absorbent fabric batting for the perianal region In the preliminary screening for selection of herbs Wild turmeric Curcuma aromatica Salisb and Holy basil Ocimum tenuiflorum Linn or ocimum Sanctum were selected based on their well-known medicinal properties obtained from the various literatures The active components in these herbs were extracted using aqueous media and methanolic extract Among the two extraction methods the solvent extraction process yield percentage was found to be higher for both the herbs In the phytochemical screening of aqueous and methanol extract of Wild Turmeric WT and holy basil HB five combination herbal extracts were prepared in the proportion of 100 0 75 25 50 50 25 75 and 0 100 The phytochemical screening analysis reveals that among the herbal extracts the combination herbal extract prepared with methanol as solvent in 50 50 75 25 proportion possessed with the significant presence of many phyto chemicals when compared with other combinations of herbal extracts newline
Pagination: xlv, 286p.
Appears in Departments:Faculty of Technology

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