Kolasani et al., Afr J Tradit Complement Altern Med. (2011) 8(S):191‐197 191 DETERMINATION AND COMPARISON OF MINERAL ELEMENTS IN TRADITIONAL CHINESE HERBAL FORMULAE AT DIFFERENT DECOCTION TIMES USED TO IMPROVE KIDNEY FUNCTION – CHEMOMETRIC APPROACH

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Traditional Chinese herbal formulae Liu wei di huang (LW) (six-ingredient pill with Rehmannia) and Jin gui shen qi wan (JG) (kidney Qi pill from the golden cabinet) were analysed for Ca, Fe, Mg, Mn, Na, K and Zn at different decoction intervals by atomic absorption spectroscopy. LW and JG were used to improve the kidney function. JG was higher in all… (More)

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