Abstract

Determination of Heavy Metal Contents in Samples of Different Medicinal Plants

Author(s): Jagrati Agrawal, Nitin Gupta, Nilima Bharadwaj and S. Kalpana

In view of high risk due to heavy metal contamination in industrial city Kota, the heavy metals Cd, Pb, Zn, Cu, and Fe were determined in 15 samples of most usable part of three medicinal plants namely Ginger, Aloevera and Mint collected from different places within and around Kota city. Samples were processed, digested and then metals were determined atomic absorption spectrophotometrically.


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