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Table 3 Results of recovery studies

From: A comparative study on the traditional Indian Shodhana and Chinese processing methods for aconite roots by characterization and determination of the major components

Accuracy Aconitine Mesaconitine Hypaconitine
*Mean ± S. D. *Mean ± S. D. *Mean ± S. D.
Low level Spike (50%)
Amount of standard added (ng) 2.200 2.460 2.260
Amount of standard recovered (ng) 2.313 ± 0.012 2.316 ± 0.002 2.203 ± 0.004
% Recovery 105.150 94.174 97.516
Intermediate level Spike (100%)
Amount of standard added (ng) 4.440 4.920 4.520
Amount of standard recovered (ng) 4.159 ± 0.007 5.326 ± 0.013 3.928 ± 0.010
% Recovery 93.671 108.250 86.920
High level Spike (150%)
Amount of standard added (ng) 6.640 7.380 6.78
Amount of standard recovered (ng) 6.573 ± 0.005 7.330 ± 0.006 6.474 ± 0.004
% Recovery 98.992 99.322 95.500
Avg. Recovery 99.271% 100.582% 93.312%
RSD % 0.057 0.070 0.060
  1. *(n = 3) for each of the values mentioned for the above determinations.