Development and characterization of eucalyptol microemulsions for topic delivery of curcumin.

@article{Chen2011DevelopmentAC,
  title={Development and characterization of eucalyptol microemulsions for topic delivery of curcumin.},
  author={Chien-Hao Chen and Fu-Yen Chang},
  journal={Chemical & pharmaceutical bulletin},
  year={2011},
  volume={59 2},
  pages={172-8}
}
Microemulsions have received great attention for applications in transdermal drug delivery. The use of curcumin for treating various skin diseases like scleroderma, psoriasis, and skin cancer was extensively reported. The solubility of curcumin in various oils, surfactants, and cosurfactants was studied herein in order to find the optimal components for a transdermal delivery vehicle. Microemulsion systems composed of eucalyptol, polysorbate 80, ethanol, and water were developed as transdermal… CONTINUE READING