Pakade, Yogesh B and Kumari, A and Singh, S and Sharma, R and Tewary, D K (2010) Metals in Herbal Drugs from Himalayan Region. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology, 86. pp. 133-136.

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Various herbal products from Himalayan region may provide a huge source of supply in the domestic and international markets. In this study, the heavy metal load in various herbal drugs of the region was investigated. The studied toxic elements were present in the herbal drugs (0.2–8.34 mg/kg As, 0.11–0.48 mg/kg Cd, 2.5–6.0 mg/kg Pb). Zinc was found in the range 7–32 mg/kg and all the samples were free from mercury contamination.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Heavy metal. Toxic. Zinc. AAS. Herbal drugs
Subjects: Information and Science Management
Depositing User: Dr. Aparna Maitra Pati
Date Deposited: 02 Jan 2012 10:30
Last Modified: 06 Feb 2012 07:08

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