M. Nilam's scientific contributions

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Herbal cosmetic also known as "natural cosmetics". With the beginning of the civilization, mankind had the magnetic dip towards impressing others with their looks. At the time, there were no fancy fairness creams or any cosmetic surgeries.1 The only thing they had was the knowledge of nature, compiled in the ayurveda. With the science of ayurveda,...

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... Furthermore, it can be mentioned that the following nonisoprenoid compounds are present: proteins (amino acids), sulfurous compounds, carbohydrates (polysaccharides), polyphenolics such as flavonoids and their glycosides, rutin, dihydrochalcone, quercetin, carotenoids, catechin, ferulic acid, β-sitosterol, steroids (produced in leaves and/or bark), Cosmetics 2022, 9,58 3 of 17 coumarin and tannins (produced in the bark), aliphatic compounds, ellagic acid, lupeol, saponins (leave), alkaloids (leave), resins, gums, margisine, cyclic trisulphide, steroids and ketones [3,4,13,14]. Hence, Table 1 shows the main secondary metabolites that are used in cosmetics and topical products with the corresponding reported biological activities. ...