Proceedings of the First International Conference on Health, Social Sciences and Technology (ICoHSST 2020)

A Stick Formulation of a Mixture of Citronella Oil, Cananga Oil and Patchouli Oil as Aromatherapy

Authors
Ratnaningsih Dewi Astuti, Nella Safitri, Risdayanti, Siti Khotimah
Corresponding Author
Ratnaningsih Dewi Astuti
Available Online 19 April 2021.
DOI
https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210415.053How to use a DOI?
Keywords
aromateraphy, stick, sodium lauryl sulphate, citronella oil, cananga oil, patchouli oil
Abstract
Human are expected to be competent especially in industrial development. The effect of this demand is stress. However, stress can be reduce by using essential oil of aromateraphymade from mixture of citronella oil (oleum citronella), cananga oil (oleumcananga), patchouli oil (oleum patchouli). Those mixture are formulated into aromateraphy stick. The subject of this study was to formulatedaromateraphy stick from mixture of citronella oil (oleum citronella), cananga oil (oleumcananga), patchouli oil (oleum patchouli) and was to investigate the physical stability test. The design of this research was experimental study. Sodium lauryl sulphate was formulated into 1%, 1,5% and 2% as emulgator and the mixture of oils as active agent was formulated into 3% and 6%. The result of this study showed that after 28 days storage in room temperature. The pH was tended to increase, the melting point was decrase, all aromateraphy stick could spread on the skin well, were homogenous, no change colour, odor and with no irritation skin. It maybe conclusion that themixture of citronella oil (oleum citronella), cananga oil (oleumcananga), patchouli oil (oleum patchouli) could be into aromateraphy with good physical stability. In addition, the most optimal formula of aromateraphy stick was formula III containing sodium lauryl sulphate 2% and active agent 3%.
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AU  - Ratnaningsih Dewi Astuti
AU  - Nella Safitri
AU  - Risdayanti
AU  - Siti Khotimah
PY  - 2021
DA  - 2021/04/19
TI  - A Stick Formulation of a Mixture of Citronella Oil, Cananga Oil and Patchouli Oil as Aromatherapy
BT  - Proceedings of the First International Conference on Health, Social Sciences and Technology (ICoHSST 2020)
PB  - Atlantis Press
SP  - 257
EP  - 261
SN  - 2352-5398
UR  - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210415.053
DO  - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.210415.053
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