Metals in Herbal Drugs and Fingerprints



Metal science is a provocative for pharmaceutical industries to investigate the clues in different traditional healing system, mainly in ISM and TCM. Current thrust is to use the herbal ingredients without toxic metals for cosmetics, food, and drug formulations. The estimation of metals in herbal drugs, using current analytical techniques, is for quality control as well as to discover new herbal drugs with various combinations, to be used in the treatment of different diseases, of human and animals.


Heavy Metal Atomic Absorption Spectrometry Inductively Couple Plasma Herbal Extract Herbal Drug 
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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Amity Institute of Phytochemistry & PhytomedicineAmity University, Uttar PradeshNoidaIndia

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