Roziana Mohamed Hanaphi, Rizana Yusof, Iman Batrisyia Hannani Mat Homsa, Nur Aina Mohamad Noor, Nur Izzati Ahmad Zabidi, Nurul Afifah Binti Mohd Ali and Puteri Alia Husna Tuan Arzeni

Keywords: Rosa damascene, Centella asiatica, Aloe barbadensis, antibacterial, antioxidant

Abstract: Rosa Canaloe water” is a new organic formulated beauty product to enhance the youthfulness of skin. The product is combination extracts from rose (Rosa damascena), pegaga (Centella asiatica) and aloe vera (Aloe barbadensis). Rosadamascena belongs to the Rosaceae family. It has exquisite values in fragrance and flavour such as rose essential oil that used in perfumery and beauty cosmetics. Centella asiatica is widely known as the herbaceous plant that belongs to the Apiaceae family. Centella asiatica is effective as treatments of healing wounds and high antioxidant value. Moreover, the succulent plant of Aloe barbadensis known as aloe vera is from the family Asphodelaceae. These three plants have unique properties in antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory. The novelty of this product is in the formulation of the active ingredients that comes from all organic and local plants. The product can be used as a cleanser, toner and soothing mask. The Rosa Canaloe water helps to soothe, tone and hydrate for skin users. The ingredients of products involved the extraction of the plants using hydrodistillation and soaking method. Followed by phytochemical screenings to analyze the compounds. The evaluation for antibacterial, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory tests are done on the extracts. The findings showed antibacterial activity against Gram-positive and Gram-negative bacteria. The results of Rosa damascena’s extract showed various inhibitory effects and bacteria response as it shows different sizes of inhibition zones. Meanwhile, the antibacterial activity of Centella asiatica’s stem and leaf extracts is compared and showed a range of differences. Centella asiatica’s stem and leaf extracts also showed antioxidant activities. As for Aloe barbadensis’s gel extract, it showed both antioxidant and antibacterial activity. Subsequently, the market survey had been done within the community. The target customer comes from various range of age especially teenagers and adults. Overall, the Rosa Canaloe water shows high quality product that does not contain any harmful active ingredients.

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