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Table 10 Contents of metals in dry plant mass

From: Validation and measurement uncertainty evaluation of the ICP-OES method for the multi-elemental determination of essential and nonessential elements from medicinal plants and their aqueous extracts

  Mg Al Cd Cr Cu Fe Pb Mn Ni Zn As
Chamomile 2,390 ± 18.5 152 ± 8.25 0.084 ± 0.011 2.50 0.22 11.2 ± 0.078 144 ± 5.56 0.90 ± 0.11 219 ± 5.95 3.05 ± 0.23 22.4 ± 1.36 <0.15
Milfoil 1,620 ± 12.6 41.1 ± 3.12 0.25 ± 0.022 0.88 ± 0.08 15.7 ± 0.12 42.1 ± 3.27 0.68 ± 0.063 83.2 ± 4.12 5.14 ± 0.48 46.2 ± 3.17 <0.15
Rattle 1,380 ± 11.9 126 ± 4.88 0.14 ± 0.015 1.55 ± 0.16 19.1 ± 0.15 189 ± 8.48 0.69 ± 0.077 120 ± 9.26 2.87 ± 0.22 55.9 ± 3.38 <0.15
Brotherwort 2,230 ± 12.5 186 ± 10.2 0.35 ± 0.029 3.18 ± 0.31 21.9 ± 0.18 224 ± 11.4 2.23 ± 0.17 296 ± 11.3 6.02 ± 0.23 25.8 ± 1.57 <0.15
Pot marigold 3,120 ± 20.8 172 ± 11.4 0.11 ± 0.010 2.88 ± 0.23 29.1 ± 0.19 234 ± 20.7 1.33 ± 0.13 178 ± 9.59 4.08 ± 0.24 51.1 ± 2.96 <0.15
Linden 1,450 ± 11.8 72.6 ± 3.33 0.071 ± 0.008 1.50 ± 0.11 9.22 ± 0.066 64.9 ± 6.23 0.44 ± 0.042 71.9 ± 3.77 0.63 ± 0.071 18.8 ± 1.07 <0.15
Peppermint 2,660 ± 24.1 144 ± 6.03 0.41 ± 0.036 3.61 ± 0.30 19.9 ± 0.18 306 ± 12.2 2.53 ± 0.21 255 ± 14.4 2.11 ± 0.11 64.4 ± 3.22 <0.15
  1. Values are expressed as milligrams per kilogram (mean ± standard deviation of five replicates).