Ampalaya (Momordica Charantia) Fruit Extract as Soap for Skin Diseases

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AMPALAYA (MOMORDICA CHARANTIA) FRUIT EXTRACT

AS SOAP FOR SKIN DISEASES

A Research Proposal Presented

to the faculty and staff of

Virgen Milagrosa Special Science High School

Martin P. Posadas Ave., San Carlos City Pangasinan

In Partial fulfilment of Requirements

In Science Research I

BY: Joshua Cano

Kenneth Jerry

Joshua Zarate

III-Acacia

February 2012

AMPALAYA (MOMORDICA CHARANTIA) FRUIT EXTRACT

AS SOAP FOR SKIN DISEASES

Virgen Milagrosa University Foundation

Special Science High School

Martin P. Posadas Ave., San Carlos City, Pangasinan

BY: Joshua Cano

Kenneth Jerry

Joshua Zarate

III-Acacia

February 2012

CHAPTER 1

The Problem

In this Chapter, the rationale, conceptual framework, statement of the problem, null hypothesis, significance of the study, scope and delimitation, and definition of terms are explicitly stated.

Rationale

In this study, the price of every product increases every now and then, this is due to the fact that chemical used for these product increases too. Crops are very important because they are used for our daily lives. Substituting to these commercial products may serve as one practical approach to people. Philippines are flourished with crops that have been known to have nutritional properties and have been used as food for humans and animals through the years. We all known that soap is an example of commodities that required in a certain house and all people are using soap even the rich or poor people. All people also had known the importance of soap, for them to have clean body and for them not to be prone in diseases. Ampalaya soap (Momordica charantia) has an Effectiveness of ampalaya soap in skin diseases. Ampalaya or Bitter Melon leaves and fruits are excellent sources of Vitamin B, iron, calcium, and phosphorus. It is also rich in beta carotene. Ampalaya or Bitter Melon is used as herbal treatment for diabetes, HIV, coughs,skin diseases, and sterility in women, parasiticide, antipyretic and as purgative among others.

Conceptual Framework

This study was conducted to test the effectiveness of ampalaya (Momordica Charantia) fruit as soap for skin diseases.

|Ampalaya |
|(MOMORDIA CHARANTIA) |
|fruit |

|Ampalaya Pytochemical screening |
|Disc-diffusion method |

|Amaplaya fruit as soap |
|for skin diseases. |

Statement of the Problem

This research study was conducted to determine the effect of ampalaya fruit as soap for skin diseases.

1. What are the active constituents of ampalaya fruit as soap?

2. What is the level of effectiveness of ampalaya fruit as soap for skin diseases?

3. Is there any significant difference between the ampalaya fruit and the positive control as soap for skin diseases?

Null Hypothesis

In this study the null hypothesis was tested at 0.05 level of significance. There is no significant difference between the amapalaya (Momordica Charantia) fruit and the positive control as soap for skin diseases.

Significance of the Study

Philippines is abundant with plants that can help us our problems. We used herbal plant in this study, some people are suffering from diseases of skin. Our team is aware that a lot of people are concerned with their skin. We developed another product that is effective and helps in saving money.

This research study will benefit and find it’s true meaning to the ff.

• Dermatologist- dermatologist can now create another way to treat many skin diseases which comes from the local plant.

• Community – the community could have an effective soap for skin diseases , because they can afford now the soap that we’ve created which is cheaper and effective.

• Manufactures of soap- they...
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