REVIEW ON COMPREHENSIVE HEAVY METALS ANALYSIS: A CRUCIAL TOOL FOR HEALTH ASSESSMENT WHEN USING HERBAL DRUGS/SUPPLEMENTS
Keywords:Herbal Drugs, Supplements, Heavy Metals, Regulations, ICP-MS, ICP-OES, AAS
Heavy metals are a group of toxic elements that pose significant risks to human health when herbal substances are consumed as drugs/supplements. Due to their persistence and bioaccumulation potential, it is crucial to conduct regular heavy metals analysis to monitor their concentration, and potential sources. This review highlights the importance of heavy metals analysis in assessing & evaluating human exposure, and implementing effective mitigation strategies.
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