Experts and Doctors on swertia in Uttarakhand, India
Locale: Uttarakhand, India
Negi J, Singh P, Rawat M, Geeta J. Study on the trace elements in Swertia chirayita (Roxb.) H. Karsten. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2010;133:350-6 pubmed publisher
..The concentration of Ca in all the samples was more than 1,346.0 mg/kg and the concentration of other elements was found in the order K > Ca > Fe > Na > Mn > Zn > Co > Cu > Li in different samples of S. chirayita...
Negi J, Singh P, Pant G, Rawat M. RP-HPLC analysis and antidiabetic activity of Swertia paniculata. Nat Prod Commun. 2010;5:907-10 pubmed
..0% by the methanol extract of the leaves. Overall, results showed that the concentration of bioactive compounds increased with altitude. October was the period of prime potency and should be the time of harvest for S. paniculata...