Journal of
Toxicology and Environmental Health Sciences

  • Abbreviation: J. Toxicol. Environ. Health Sci.
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2006-9820
  • DOI: 10.5897/JTEHS
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 217

Table of Content: March 2017; 9(3)

March 2017

Heavy metal contamination in Thelesperma megapotamicum

This study describes heavy metal (HM) contamination in the most commonly used herbal tea in several American Indian (AI) communities in northwestern New Mexico. The Navajo (Diné) reservation is located in an area that was heavily impacted by contamination associated with Uranium (U) mining that occurred from 1945 to 1988 and where more than 1,100 unreclaimed abandoned U mines and structures remain. The study...

Author(s): Christine Samuel-Nakamura, Felicia S. Hodge, Jane L. Valentine, and Wendie A. Robbins

March 2017

Herbal teas heavy metal evaluation with renal function assessment in regular consumers in Benin

Herbal teas are openly sold in markets and main streets of big cities like Cotonou in Benin. Most people treat themselves at low cost with wide variety of herbal plants with proven therapeutic properties. The purpose of this research was to evaluate the content of heavy metals in herbal teas sold daily in Cotonou. In addition, we would evaluate if this heavy metal content of herbal teas could affect the renal function...

Author(s): Allabi A. C., Adounkpe F., Vigan J., Gbegbe M., Topanou A., and Fayomi B.