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Title: Determination of elements in ayurvedic medicinal plants by AAS

Abstract

India has a rich country for the uses of Ayurvedic medicinal plants for treatment and also the north- Karnataka boasts an unparallel diversity of medicinal plants. The present study attempts to estimate and compare the level of trace and heavy metals in some selected leaves and root samples of Ayurvedic medicinal plants such as Mg, Al, K, Cr, Mn, Fe, Cu, Zn, and Cd. The samples are collected from different places of North-Karnataka regions and sample solutions prepared as the ratio of 1:25:25+950ml=1000ppm.the trace and heavy elemental concentration was estimated using Atomic Absorption Spectrometric (AAS) Method. The average concentrations of Mg, Mn, Fe and Zn, are ranging from 2ppm to 5250.2ppm and potassium (K) has more concentration as compare to all other. The other elements likes Al, Cr, Cu, and Cd were also estimed and presented in the table. Therefore, these medicinal plants are rich in some essential minerals, especially K, Mg, Mn, Fe and Zn which are essential for human health.

Authors:
Publication Date:
OSTI Identifier:
22488880
Resource Type:
Journal Article
Journal Name:
AIP Conference Proceedings
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 1675; Journal Issue: 1; Conference: AMRP-2015: 4. national conference on advanced materials and radiation physics, Longowal (India), 13-14 Mar 2015; Other Information: (c) 2015 AIP Publishing LLC; Country of input: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA); Journal ID: ISSN 0094-243X
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
37 INORGANIC, ORGANIC, PHYSICAL AND ANALYTICAL CHEMISTRY; ABSORPTION SPECTROSCOPY; ABUNDANCE; CADMIUM; COMPARATIVE EVALUATIONS; CONCENTRATION RATIO; HEAVY METALS; INDIA; IRON; LEAVES; MAGNESIUM; MANGANESE; MEDICINAL PLANTS; MINERALS; MULTI-ELEMENT ANALYSIS; POTASSIUM; PUBLIC HEALTH; QUANTITATIVE CHEMICAL ANALYSIS; ROOTS; ZINC

Citation Formats

Teerthe, Santoshkumar S., and Kerur, B. R., E-mail: kerurbrk@yahoo.com. Determination of elements in ayurvedic medicinal plants by AAS. United States: N. p., 2015. Web. doi:10.1063/1.4929308.
Teerthe, Santoshkumar S., & Kerur, B. R., E-mail: kerurbrk@yahoo.com. Determination of elements in ayurvedic medicinal plants by AAS. United States. doi:10.1063/1.4929308.
Teerthe, Santoshkumar S., and Kerur, B. R., E-mail: kerurbrk@yahoo.com. Fri . "Determination of elements in ayurvedic medicinal plants by AAS". United States. doi:10.1063/1.4929308.
@article{osti_22488880,
title = {Determination of elements in ayurvedic medicinal plants by AAS},
author = {Teerthe, Santoshkumar S. and Kerur, B. R., E-mail: kerurbrk@yahoo.com},
abstractNote = {India has a rich country for the uses of Ayurvedic medicinal plants for treatment and also the north- Karnataka boasts an unparallel diversity of medicinal plants. The present study attempts to estimate and compare the level of trace and heavy metals in some selected leaves and root samples of Ayurvedic medicinal plants such as Mg, Al, K, Cr, Mn, Fe, Cu, Zn, and Cd. The samples are collected from different places of North-Karnataka regions and sample solutions prepared as the ratio of 1:25:25+950ml=1000ppm.the trace and heavy elemental concentration was estimated using Atomic Absorption Spectrometric (AAS) Method. The average concentrations of Mg, Mn, Fe and Zn, are ranging from 2ppm to 5250.2ppm and potassium (K) has more concentration as compare to all other. The other elements likes Al, Cr, Cu, and Cd were also estimed and presented in the table. Therefore, these medicinal plants are rich in some essential minerals, especially K, Mg, Mn, Fe and Zn which are essential for human health.},
doi = {10.1063/1.4929308},
journal = {AIP Conference Proceedings},
issn = {0094-243X},
number = 1,
volume = 1675,
place = {United States},
year = {2015},
month = {8}
}