A Stick Formulation of a Mixture of Citronella Oil, Cananga Oil and Patchouli Oil as Aromatherapy
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- aromateraphy, stick, sodium lauryl sulphate, citronella oil, cananga oil, patchouli oil
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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TY - CONF 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 - 10.2991/assehr.k.210415.053 ID - Astuti2021 ER -