Table 3

Aflatoxin and heavy metal contents of Nuna Kadugu (NK)
Parameters NK Maximum Permissible Limit (as per AYUSH)
Aflatoxin (ppm)
B1 ND 0.5
B2 ND 0.1
G1 ND 0.5
G2 ND 0.1
Heavy metals
Lead 0.34 10 ppm
Cadmium 0.02 0.3 ppm
Mercury 0.04 1 ppm
Arsenic ND 3 ppm

ND: Not detected.

Ramaswamy et al.

Ramaswamy et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:190   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-190

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