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  • 1 Institute of Material and Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences H-1025 Budapest, Pusztaszeri út 59-67. Hungary
  • | 2 I: Institute of Material and Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; II: Department of Internal Medicine, Semmelweis University I: H-1025 Budapest, Pusztaszeri út 59-67. Hungary; II: H-1088 Budapest, Szentkirályi utca 46. Hungary
  • | 3 I: Institute of Material and Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences; II: Department of Biochemistry and Food Technology, Budapest University of Technology and Economics I: H-1025 Budapest, Pusztaszeri út 59-67. Hungary; II: H-1111 Budapest, Műegyetem rakpart 3-9. Hungary
  • | 4 Institute of Material and Environmental Chemistry, Chemical Research Center, Hungarian Academy of Sciences H-1025 Budapest, Pusztaszeri út 59-67. Hungary
  • | 5 Institute of Pharmacognosy, Semmelweis University H-1085 Budapest, Üllői út 26. Hungary
  • | 6 Institute of Pharmacognosy, Semmelweis University H-1085 Budapest, Üllői út 26. Hungary
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Herbal teas may be effective in adjuvant therapy for the prevention of complications of diabetes mellitus II. Agrimoniae herba, Betulae folium, Bursae pastoris herba, Foenigraeci semen, Galegae herba, Maydis stigma, Taraxaci radix, Phaseoli fructus sine seminibus, Urticae folium, and their teas were analysed by ICP-OES for element content. Concentration of the elements of crude drug samples obtained are in good agreement with the average concentrations of plants, although some significantly high concentration has been found for manganese (893 mg kg-1), zinc (275 mg kg-1) and iron (492 mg kg-1) in Betulae folium, for copper (41.2 mg kg-1) in Galegae herba, for iron (2692 mg kg-1) in Taraxaci radix, for calcium (41210 mg kg-1) and magnesium (6275 mg kg-1) in Urticae folium. The common characteristic feature of crude drugs is the relatively high concentration of chromium (0.8-16.3 mg kg-1). Ion concentrations of teas are relatively low. The quantities of metal ions do not cover the daily needs, nevertheless, they may be important as food supplements. According to U.S. Recommended Dietary Allowances (RDA), the following teas are good sources: Agrimoniae herba for chromium, Betulae folium for manganese, Taraxaci radix for copper and chromium, Urticae folium for potassium and calcium. The dissolution of elements from plant drugs varies: potassium (22.5-74.7%), sodium (1.9-60.5%), calcium (6.6-28.1%), magnesium (12.3-52.5%) and copper (3.7-51.4%) are readily dissolved. The dissolution of manganese (6.8-32.3%) and of zinc (0-31%) is lower. The dissolution of chromium from Agrimoniae herba (9.55%) is significantly higher, while the dissolution ranges from other plant drugs are between 0-5.9%.

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