Background of the Study
Soap is an essential cleaning agent, helping people to keep themselves and their surroundings clean. When soap is mixed with water, it forms a lather that washes out dirt and grease for better than water alone.
Soap can be made on a small scale in the home or village cheaply and easily. The main ingredients are fats and lye both of which can be made from materials found through out the world. Making soap at home is practical when there is waste fat or oil and when there is no cheap source of soap.
Because of this, the researchers though of finding ways in utilizing guava in making home made soap that can substitute commercial
soap. Instead of buying anti-bacterial commercial soap we can use home made guava soap.
The guava was chosen as a substitute ingredient for anti-bacterial commercial soap because it is cheaper not like the commercial anti-bacterial soap. Guava can just gather in the backyard and it is easy to make.
Significance of the Study
This study is significant in making a bathing soap with guava extract as treatment for acne. This plant is very common to our environment, and aside of its availability; it is easy to cultivate. It contains many components for healing skin disorders.
Scope and limitation
This study is focus only on how guava extract (Psidium guajava Linn) be effective in killing microorganism like Fungi and Bacteria. The study of guava leaves and getting their extract is often useful. It has the ability to treat, cure, disinfect skin disorders and capable of being a herbal plant for acnes.
Statement of Problem
It stated that Guava leaves extract is good for skin. Based on research, it has many constituents that is good for skin.
It answers the following questions:
1. Is there any constituents of guava leaves that is good for skin?
2. If it is useful, how long will it take for the users to see complete results?
Yes, Guava leaves is good treatment for acne.
EVALUATION, DESIGN AND FRAMEWORK
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