ISOLATION OF FATTY ACID, ELEMENTS PROTEIN CONTENTS IN FLOWERS OF CALENDULA OFFICINALIS L., FROM JAMSHORO, SINDH- PAKISTAN

S. K. KHANZADA, A. KABEER, M. BALOCH

Abstract


This report described that Calendula officinalis L. flowers, extract which contain total 37 fatty acids among which 13 were saturated 24 unsaturated, 2nd 10 elements viz: arsenic, cadmium, copper, iron, sodium, manganese, magnesium, potassium, lead and zinc. accumulation of lead 0.37 mg/kg was the lowest and zinc 15.90 mg/kg in middle and highest accumulation was of potassium 71.79 mg/kg in C.officinalis L. Total protein in Calendula officinalis L. was found between 30.20 to 28.6 %.

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