Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Sciences


Herbal Colours for Cosmaceuticals


Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chemical Sciences

Focus Area:



IN230785, IN230948

Social Benefits:

Being herbal, colour does not have adverse effect of synthetic colours like skin rashes and allergic reactions. Herbal colours are antimicrobial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory in nature, Different colours are available like yellow to orange, red to red purple etc., The herbal colours can be made in various shades in a cost-effective manners. Plant source is easily available in India, neighboring countries and in the market.

Developing Agency:

CSIR-National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI), Uttar Pradesh

Technology Readiness Index:

Lab Validation

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Brief Description

Description :

The herbal colours are lipophilic in nature and can be used for cosmaceutical purposes like Lipsticks, Lip balm, Eye shadow, Rouges and Glowglitters etc.

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