The researcher main purpose for conducting this research is to help people to limits in buying too expensive ointments from a drugstore. You can make your own ointment at home out of lagundi and oregano leaves but with some medicinal qualities or uses. You must fry first the chopped leaves until crisp then second Strain it. Add the grated candle to the oil. Heat over low heat until the candle way is melted. Mix it well. Last, transfer to the ointment jars before the mixture hardens. I recommend my project to those people who wants cheaper medicine but with same qualities.
An ointment is a viscous semisolod preparation used topically on variety of body surface. These include the skin and the mucous membrane of the eye. Titration: In this finely subdivided insoluble medicaments are evenly distributed by grinding with a small amount of base followed by dilution with gradually increasing amount of the base.
Ointments are homogenous, semisolid preparations intended for external application to the skin or mucous membranes. It is very important to know some informations on this research project to aid you and to see more clearly about oregano and lagundi.
Significance of the Study
Nowadays, commercial ointment is so expensive and many people have no money to buy it. Our country is in crises today, so we must think of a better alternative for a much cheaper medicine.
Statement of the Problem
This study aims to answer the following questions:
1. What is the main uses of Lagundi and oregano ointment?
2. Is it really a better substitute for expensive commercial ointment? 3. How can you make your own ointments?
The study’s main objective is to help other people limit in buying expensive ointments from different drugstores. Specific Objectives
1.To produce an ointment from lagundi and oregano leaves ;
2.To compare the homemade ointment from the commercially available in terms of effectiveness; and 3.To help limit the use of chemical based ointments which may result to development of allergic reaction/s.
Scope and Delimitation
This study centers on the formulation of an ointment from natural ingredients. It employs the most practical procedure in producing an ointment and requires the basic equipments. These are the advantages and disadvantages of my product.
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Definition of Terms
Titration- is a common laboratory method of quantitative chemical analysis that is used to determine the unknown concentration of a known reactant. Viscous - Having a thick, sticky consistency between solid and liquid Mucous membrane - are linings of mostly endodermal origin, covered in epithelium, which are involved inabsorption and secretion. SCIENCE INVESTIGATORY
Review of Related Literature
Lagundi is a shrub that grows in the Philippines. It is one of the ten herbal medicines endorsed by the Philippine Department of Health as an effective herbal medicine with proven therapeutic value. Commonly known in the Ilocos region as dangla, lagundi has been clinically tested to be effective in the treatment of colds, flu, bronchial asthma, chronic bronchitis, and pharyngitis. Studies have shown that Lagundi can prevent the body's production of leukotrienes, which are released during an asthma attack. Lagundi contains Chrysoplenol D, a substance with anti-histamine and muscle relaxant properties. Even in Japan, lagundi is becoming recognized as an effective herbal medicine, especially since researches have shown that it contains properties that make it an expectorant and it has been reported to function as a tonic as well. More than that, most of the parts of the lagundi plant have medicinal value. The roots of this shrub are also used as treatment for rheumatism, dyspepsia, boils, and leprosy. The leaves, flowers, seeds,...