Herbal Finish with Antimicrobial and Anticancer Activity on Suitable Fabrics for Cancer Patients

Main Article Content

JS. Subashini, Grace Annapoorani, Kavitha Bagya S


Cancer patients grapple with a variety of clothing-related difficulties arising from the physical and emotional changes triggered by the disease and its treatments. Patients, especially those dealing with medical conditions, require clothing designed to meet specific needs and contribute to their healing process. Natural fibers are frequently favoured for patient apparel in healthcare settings due to their breathability, comfort, and hypoallergenic qualities. From the family of Zingiberaceae a plant is identified which has culinary, medicinal and ornamental value, extracted with ethanol and finished in the bamboo fabric with the anticancer and antimicrobial activity test. It has demonstrated significant potential in various aspects, positioning it as a valuable option for clothing designed for cancer patients.

Article Details