A Review on Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles Using Natural Gums




  • Neeraj Rani Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani (HR), India
  • Sanjeev Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani (HR), India
  • Sachin Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani (HR), India
  • Sukender Kumar Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani (HR), India.
  • Sonia Narwal Department of Pharmacy, Panipat Institute of Engineering and Technology, Pattikaliyana, Panipat
  • Rakesh Redu Geeta Institute of Pharmacy, Geeta University, Naultha, Panipat (HR), India.


The nanoparticles due to their nano-size can convey the drug at nanoscales and distribute it to the targeted site in a required design. Their specialized mechanism of uptake enables the enhanced bioavailability of a drug. The formulation of nanoparticles may be done using synthetic, semisynthetic, or natural polymers. Synthetic polymers employed for the development of nanoparticles can cause toxicity but the use of natural polymers can facilitate a non-toxic process for the synthesis. It is a recent trend to use natural materials in place of synthetic ones. Natural gums can be employed as natural reducing and capping agents for just nanotechnology production, and they may indirectly or directly impact the formulation's release and absorption rates. In other cases, they can have a medicinal synergic application to nano-formulations. The involvement of polymers to formulate the nanoparticles is contingent on their physical and chemical properties and the drug to be loaded. Natural gums act as an excellent template for drug loading and may be used as nanoparticles for controlled release properties. This review tried to give light on various natural gums that can be utilized for the synthesis of nanoparticles.


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Rani N, Sanjeev, Sachin, Kumar S, Sonia Narwal, Rakesh Redu. A Review on Green Synthesis of Nanoparticles Using Natural Gums. Scopus Indexed [Internet]. 2024 Mar. 31 [cited 2024 Jun. 15];17(2):7299-312. Available from: http://ijpsnonline.com/index.php/ijpsn/article/view/3787



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