Author(s): Hawraz Ibrahim M. Amin *, Ahmed Anwar Amin, Faiq H. S. Hussain, Giovanni Vidari
The present study includes the estimation of elements in the arial parts and roots of Iris persica L. (Iridaceae), collected in Kurdistan Region-Iraq, which is uses by Local people as a treatment of wound inflammation and tumor by using the ICP-AES/ICP-MS techniques for the first time. ICP-AES technique is one of the most powerful and quick multi elemental analysis with high sensitivity. 65 elements Au, Pd, Pt, Ag, Al, As, B, Ba, Be, Bi, Ca, Cd, Ce, Co, Cr, Cs, Cu, Dy, Er, Eu, Fe, Ga, Gd, Ge, Hf, Hg, Ho, In, K, La, Li, Lu, Mg, Mn, Mo, Na, Nb, Nd, Ni, P, Pb, Pr, Rb, Re, S, Sb, Sc, Se, Sm, Sn, Sr, Ta, Tb, Te, Th, Ti, Tl, Tm, U, V, W, Y, Yb, Zn, Zr were screened.The content of Manganese and Zinc was highest and least respectively among elements. In case of minor elements, the content of manganese and chromium was highest and least, respectively.The elements present in the medicinal plant plays an important role in the treatment of diseases.