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Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytochemistry

Vol. 13, Issue 3 (2024)

Evaluation of some minerals and trace elements in Bacopa monnieri (Wettst) Linn.

Author(s):

Neha Mourya and Aparna Saraf

Abstract:

Bacopa monnieri (wettset) Linn. is a plant renowned for its diverse therapeutic characteristics and extensive use in the treatment of numerous human ailments. The elemental composition of Bacopa monnieri (wettset) Linn. was analyzed to detect the presence of ten specific elements: Cu, Na, Hg, Cr, Mn, Fe, Ni, Cd, Zn, and Pb. This analysis aimed to establish a more solid understanding of the plant's therapeutic properties. ICPES technique was used to analyze elements from leaves. Different elements with biological significance for human metabolism were discovered to be present in different amounts. The results were analyzed in relation to the well-established role of elements in the physiology and pathology of human existence. The acquired data would function as a tool for determining the appropriate dosage of the Ayurvedic medication derived from this plant.

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How to cite this article:
Neha Mourya and Aparna Saraf. Evaluation of some minerals and trace elements in Bacopa monnieri (Wettst) Linn.. J Pharmacogn Phytochem 2024;13(3):294-297. DOI: 10.22271/phyto.2024.v13.i3d.14970

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