A case report of adult lead toxicity following use of Ayurvedic herbal medication


INTRODUCTION Ayurvedic medications consist of herbs that may be intentionally combined with metals, such as lead, mercury, iron, and zinc. Ayurvedic practitioners and their patients believe that the toxic properties of the metals are reduced or eliminated during preparation and processing. CASE REPORT A 69 year old Caucasian male retired professional with… (More)
DOI: 10.1186/1745-6673-8-26


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