• Panida Saenprakob -
  • Chattarika Wiangkaew
  • Premruedee Intana


Rambutan seed, Lotion, Shampoo, Cosmetics


The purposes of this research were to 1) develop a shampoo and lotion formula containing rambutan seed oil, 2) study the physico-chemical properties and test the stability of shampoo and lotion products. Rambutan seeds were ground and extracted by maceration with petroleum ether and then solvent was evaporated. The resulting oil was used in the shampoo and lotion formulation. The oil ratio of 1.00-2.50% was used in shampoo and lotion formula development. All formulas were tested for physical, chemical and stability properties. It was found that the ratio of rambutan seed oil of 2.50% was appropriate in the shampoo formula and 2.00% was appropriate in the lotion formula, because both shampoo and lotion products did not separate. The pH meter showed shampoo pH range 4.36±0.02 - 5.08±0.06 and lotion 4.92±0.01 - 5.03±0.08, which was suitable for skin and hair condition. In addition, the viscosity 1,103.33±13.65 – 1,576.56±7.12 cP for shampoo and 2,245±32.34-2978.02±13.43 cP for lotion is a convenient flow range for use. These data will support and value added for rambutan seed, a waste material in the rambutan processing industry, and also to develop cosmetic products with natural ingredients


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