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Table 11 Contents of metals in the aqueous extracts

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 6,010 ± 110 115 ± 5.03 <0.43 2.20 ± 0.21 12.8 ± 0.80 45.5 ± 1.64 <0.33 49.0 ± 3.15 11.1 ± 1.10 70.0 ± 8.58 <1.00
Milfoil 1,060 ± 86.2 91.2 ± 6.22 <0.43 <2.00 27.0 ± 1.56 18.8 ± 1.10 <0.33 39.2 ± 3.24 7.15 ± 0.61 103 ± 7.12 <1.00
Rattle 2,220 ± 103 109 ± 4.10 <0.43 2.21 ± 0.22 64.1 ± 2.90 44.2 ± 1.30 <0.33 35.6 ± 2.27 2.70 ± 0.11 185 ± 10.1 <1.00
Brotherwort 4,600 ± 185 190 ± 8.85 <0.43 3.15 ± 0.30 76.2 ± 3.95 27.0 ± 1.81 0.66 ± 0.08 51.5 ± 4.03 18.2 ± 1.20 68.8 ± 5.22 <1.00
Pot marigold 7,800 ± 230 95.6 ± 5.22 <0.43 3.32 ± 0.34 70.0 ± 3.65 34.5 ± 2.16 0.53 ± 0.08 28.6 ± 2.05 9.58 ± 0.74 163 ± 6.96 <1.00
Linden 1,590 ± 81.6 53.9 ± 2.76 <0.43 <2.00 10.6 ± 0.96 22.2 ± 1.31 <0.33 25.9 ± 1.89 3.55 ± 0.24 29.3 ± 2.11 <1.00
Peppermint 5,650 ± 211 127 ± 3.05 <0.43 4.25 ± 0.39 70.7 ± 3.62 51.0 ± 3.10 0.83 ± 0.09 45.5 ± 2.63 6.21 ± 0.53 196 ± 11.2 <1.00
  1. Values are expressed as micrograms per liter (mean ± standard deviation of five replicates) per 1 g of plant extracted in 200 mL water.