GUAVA SOAP FOR INVESTIGATORY PROJECT Essay

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Chapter I:
Introduction
1.1 Background of the study

Nowadays people are focusing in herbal plants especially those who are common in the environment. One of the examples is the guava plant (Psidium guajava Linn). Based on research this plant is good for healing and treating wounds and other skin infections. So in this project, the researcher wants to make a bathing soap out of it. People, researchers, scientists were focusing to medicinal plants. They want to prove that there are plants that are more effective against diseases especially in skin. Most of us know about the health benefits of guava fruit. But we are unaware of the fact that even guava leaves have several medicinal properties and offer an array of health benefits. Being
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Does guava leaves extract effective in making herbal soap?

1.3 Objectives
General objective
To resolve facial problems with simple and cheap materials.
Specific objectives
To recognize the medicinal capability of guava leaves
To prove that there could actually be a natural cure in a herbal bath soap.
To cure even without too much expenses.

1.4 Significance of the study
The significance of the study is to have a beneficial usage of guava leaves. Specifically on the fresh green leaves. This study also aims to produce an affordable herbal soap by making use of the natural properties of guava leaves extract. This product is more on natural properties that can cure skin infections like skin allergies, rashes and skin itchiness and does not mix with chemicals that may damaged our skin.

1.5 Scope and Limitations
This study needs furthermore improvement, research and also this study is only limited on the use of caustic soda because we all know that too much of caustic soda may cause skin itchiness.
1.6 Review of related literature
Guava
Called guayaba in Spanish-speaking countries and goiaba in Brazil, guava is a common shade tree or shrub in door-yard gardens in the tropics. It provides shade while the guava fruits are eaten fresh and made into drinks, ice cream, and preserves. In the richness of the Amazon, guava fruits often grow well beyond the size of tennis balls on well-branched trees or shrubs reaching up to 20 m high. Cultivated varieties

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