Herbal Cosmetics and Nutraceuticals

The herbal cosmetics are the preparations containing phytochemical from a variety of botanical sources, which influences the functions of skin and provide nutrients necessary for the healthy skin or hair. They are the preparations containing phytochemical from a variety of botanical sources, which influences the functions of skin and provide nutrients. They are formulated using various permissible cosmetic ingredients to form the base in which one or more herbal ingredients are used to provide defined cosmetic benefits.

Nutraceutical is a pharmaceutical-grade and standardized nutrient. They are products derived from food sources that are purported to provide extra health benefits, in addition to the basic nutritional value found in foods. Everything from vitamins, supplements to sports drinks, snacks, dairy products, and pre-prepared diet meals could be considered as nutraceuticals.