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Table 1 Characteristics of dietary tablets

From: Evaluation of heavy metals content in dietary supplements in Lebanon

Sample ID Origin Therapeutic indication Main ingredients
Vitamins    
V1 Italy healthy shiny hair Niacin,Folic Acid, Vitamin B-12, Silica,
V2 USA Improve microcirculation Vitamin C, E, Creatine, Ginseng cert
V3 Belgium physical and mental fatigue Vitamin A, B6, B12, C, Ca, P, Zn, Cr
Vitamins and Minerals    
VM1 UK suitable for diabetics Vitamin A,B1,B6, Folic acid, Fe, Zn, Mn, Se, Cu
VM2 USA essential nutrients and anti-oxidants Vitamin D, Ca
VM3 Denmark Multivitamins and minerals for children Vitamin A, B1,B12,D,E,Cu,Fe, Mn, Mo, Se, Zn,
VM4 Italy 13 vitamins and 13 minerals Vitamin A, B1,B5, B6,B12,C,D,E, PP, Ca, Fe, Cr, Cu, Fe, K, Mn, Mo, Se, Zn
VM5 USA bones and teeth, prevent osteoporosis Vitamin D3, Ca, magnesium silicate, mineral oil
VM6 UK Multivitamins and minerals for adults 50 Multi-Vitamins,Ca, Cu, Fe,K, Ginkgo Biloba
VM7 USA Energizer multivitamin Multi-Vitamins, Ca, Cu, Fe,Mo, B, K,, Ginseng, Ginkgo Biloba, Green Tea, Spinach,
VM8 Switzerland antioxidant effect, vitamin and mineral for vision and the eye Beta-carotene, Vitamin B2, C, E, Cu, Se,Zn, Lutein
VM9 USA supports heart health Multi-Vitamins,Ca, Cu, Fe,Mo, B, K,P, V,Se,Ti,
VM10 UK Mineral and Vitamins for pregnant women Multi-Vitamins, Betacarotene, Cu,Fe, Zn
VM11 USA Vitamin, mineral, herb formula for women Multi-Vitamins, Ca, Cu, Fe, B, K,P, Se
VM12 USA Vitamin, mineral, herb formula for men Multi-Vitamins Ca, Cu, K, Mn, Se, Zn
VM13 USA Vitamins and mineral formula for pregnant and lactating women Vitamin A,B1, B2,B6,B12,C,D,Folic acid, Ca, Mg, Zn,
Minerals    
M1 USA Calcium and Magnesium supplement Ca- from calcium carbonate and oyster shells
M2 USA bones and help prevent osteoporosis Ca, Mg, Zn, eggshells and mineral oil
M3 USA Calcium supplement Ca, Mg, Cu, Mn
M4 Italy Food supplement with fossil coral Ca, Mg, Fossil coral powder
M5 UK Helps maintain energy levels Ca, Mg, Zn
M6 USA Promotes sleep, and calm mental and stress Ca, Mg, Valerian
M7 USA Milk and dairy digestant Lactase Enzyme,Soybean Oil
Herbs    
H1 USA Memory Disorder Ginkgo Biloba (dried Leaf and powder)
H2 USA Digestive function Pancreatin, Protease (Papain), Papaya Fruit Powder
H3 UK Immune system Stearic acid, beta-carotene selenium yeast
H4 USA Immune function Vegetable Stearic acid,and magnesium stearate,
H5 Italy Urinary ducts Proanthocyandian, bearberry and ortosiphon leaves
H6 Italy Llight and moderate state of depression L-Tryptophan, Vitamin PP, L-Tyrosine, L-Phenylalaninr, Vitamin B6
H7 USA Support joint lubrication, Hydrolized chicken sternal cartilage, Hyaluronic acid
H8 Italy metabolic process Ginkgo Biloba leaves
H9 USA Memory Disorder Ginkgo Biloba dried leaf and extract
H10 Canada Aids in digestion Amylase, bromelain, papain, papaya