Evaluation of Macro- and Microelement Levels in Black Tea in View of Its Geographical Origin

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The aim of this study was to evaluate the elemental composition of black tea samples and their infusions in view of their geographical origin. In total, 14 elements were analyzed, 13 (Ca, K, Mg, Na, Mn, Fe, Zn, Cu, Cr, Ni, Co, Cd, and Pb) by flame atomic absorption spectrometry, and P by UV-Vis spectrometry, after mineralization of samples. It was found… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s12011-016-0849-2

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