Plantago major synthesized silver nanoparticles in an anti-acne facial sheet mask: physical stability, safety, and efficacy

Christina Avanti Apriliana Muftilana Bella Fiesta Karina Citra Rani Johan Sukweenadhi Kartini Kartini Ricky Gonzali Mago Wahyu Vinovia Devi Devyani Diah Wulansari Aguslina Kirtishanti   

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Published:  May 03, 2024

DOI: 10.7324/JABB.2024.169385
Abstract

This study explores a novel approach to treat acne using silver nanoparticles (AgNPs) synthesized from Plantago major (Pm). We aimed to create a stable, safe, and effective anti-acne sheet mask. AgNPs were synthesized using water extracts of Pm leaves and formulated into an anti-acne sheet mask. The sheet mask was assessed for physical stability through freeze-thaw cycling tests and evaluated for safety through dermal irritation tests. The efficacy was assessed on the sheet mask’s impact on Propionibacterium acnes bacteria and inflammation. The anti-acne sheet mask containing AgNPs synthesized from Pm was found to be physically stable and safe for use, with no significant skin irritation observed. The formulation exhibited effective inhibition of P. acnes, particularly in the formula containing only AgNPs. In addition, the sheet mask preparations demonstrated substantial anti-inflammatory activity. The anti-acne sheet mask containing AgNPs synthesized from Pm exhibited favorable safety profile, inhibited P. acnes bacteria, and possessed anti-inflammatory properties.


Keyword:     Anti-acne Sheet mask Silver nanoparticles Plantago major Safety Efficacy


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Avanti C, Muftilana A, Fiesta B, Rani KC, Sukweenadhi J, Kartini K, Mago RG, Devi WV, Wulansari DD, Kirtishanti A. Plantago major synthesized silver nanoparticles in an anti-acne facial sheet mask: physical stability, safety, and efficacy. J App Biol Biotech. 2024. Online First. http://doi.org/10.7324/JABB.2024.169385

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