Highest vitamin C was found in Zandu Sona Chandi (30.4 mg/100 gm) and lowest in Baidyanath Kesari Kalp (7.8 mg/100 gm). Brand Zandu Sona Chandi Hamdard Patanjali Dabur Himalaya Multani Apollo Baidyanath Kesari Kalp Lab Results (mg/100 grams) 30.4 29.8 25.4 14.8 14.4 13.8 12.7 7.8
Lead is an extremely toxic metal and affects the liver, kidneys, the reproductive system and the nervous system. Lead exposure can happen quietly and causes permanent problems, especially to the brain.
As per Government of India Voluntary Certification Scheme for AYUSH Products, the permissible limit for lead is 10 ppm (parts per million) for AYUSH Standard Mark. So, lower lead content is better for consumers. All the tested brands were within the required limit. Lowest lead content was found in Patanjali and
Multani; it was highest in Baidyanath Kesari Kalp. Brand Patanjali Multani Dabur Himalaya Zandu Sona Chandi Hamdard Apollo Baidyanath Kesari Kalp Lab Results (ppm) Below detection limit* Below detection limit* 0.06 0.06 0.10 0.14 0.25 0.30