Research Article | Volume : 2 Issue : 3, March 2012

Element Content of Some Ethnomedicinal Ziziphus Linn. Species Using Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy Technique

Rabia Niamat Mir Ajab Khan Kiran Yasmin Khan Mushtaq Ahmad Barkat Ali Paras Mazari Mazhar Mustafa Hussain Ahmad   

Open Access    DOI: 10.7324/JAPS.2012.2316

Abstract

Ziziphus species have wide distribution and uses worldwide traditionally as medicine. The flame atomic absorption spectroscopy was employed for the estimation of element contents of different plant parts of Ziziphus species collected from different areas of Pakistan. The results of the present study provide justification for the medicinal usage in the treatment of different diseases. The metal contents in the samples were found at different levels which play a vital role in cure of diseases. These results can give the importance about the herbal drugs prepared from these plant materials in herbal remedies and in pharmaceutical companies.


Keyword:     Ziziphuselementsmedicinal plants.


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