A REVIEW ON NANOEMULSIONS: FORMULATION, COMPOSITION, AND APPLICATIONS
Keywords:Nanoemulsion, Nanoparticle, Droplet size, Cosmetics
Nanoemulsions are sub-micron sized emulsions that are undergoing detailed assessment as potential drug carriers for enhancing the delivery of therapeutic agents. These are to date the most developed nanoparticulate systems for the systemic delivery of active pharmaceutical for controlled drug delivery as well as targeting. These are the thermodynamically durable isotropic system, in which two incompatible liquids (water and oil) are blended to form a single homogenous phase by utilizing a required quantity of surfactants to achieve mixing with a droplet diameter approaching roughly in the range of 0.5–100 μm. They find applications in various fields such as cosmetics as well as are adopted in various routes of administration.
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