An Evaluation of Residual Organochlorine Pesticides in Popular Indian Herbal Teas

  title={An Evaluation of Residual Organochlorine Pesticides in Popular Indian Herbal Teas},
  author={V. Naithani and P. Kakkar},
  journal={Archives of Environmental Health: An International Journal},
  pages={426 - 430}
  • V. Naithani, P. Kakkar
  • Published 2004
  • Medicine
  • Archives of Environmental Health: An International Journal
  • Herbal preparations are gaining popularity worldwide because of their history of use and the belief that they are free of harmful side effects. Among the most popular products are herbal teas, which are marketed extensively with emphasis on their medicinal properties. At the same time, the World Health Organization has been emphasizing the need for quality assurance of herbal products, including testing for inadvertent contamination. The authors conducted a quality-assurance evaluation of… CONTINUE READING
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