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Dr Duke's list of aluminium chelating plants



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The following list comes from Dr Duke's phytochemical database.  It shows which plants can take up aluminium.  It is both good news and bad news.

If the plant can take up aluminium - a toxin - and secrete it in a part of a plant that we eat, we are always in danger of eating a toxic plant if the plant has been grown on polluted soil. 

On the other hand the same plants could be used a chelating agents.  In effect grown on polluted land and then after they have absorbed the aluminium buried again in a deep pit and covered, away from any chance of further polution.

Furthermore, if the plant is being grown on unpolluted land and the part we eat can chelate, it may  chelate us of aluminium.

The links take you to Dr Duke's database and away from our site.

Plants Containing ALUMINUM

Ordered by quantity


Cucumis sativus L. -- Cucumber Fruit 21,000 ppm DUKE1992A
Echinacea spp -- Coneflower, Echinacea Root 12,900 ppm DUKE1992A
Juniperus virginiana L. -- Red Cedar Shoot 8,800 ppm DUKE1992A
Carya glabra (MILLER) SWEET -- Pignut Hickory Shoot 7,700 ppm DUKE1992A
Symphoricarpos orbiculatus MOENCH. -- Buckbush Stem 4,400 ppm DUKE1992A
Pinus echinata MILLER -- Shortleaf Pine Shoot 4,200 ppm USG
Phaseolus lunatus L. -- Butter Bean, Lima Bean Seed 3,000 ppm DUKE1992A
Nyssa sylvatica MARSHALL -- Black Gum, Black Tupelo Leaf 2,730 ppm DUKE1992A
Centella asiatica (L.) URBAN -- Gotu Kola, Pennywort Leaf 2,060 ppm DUKE1992A
Stellaria media (L.) VILLARS -- Chickweed, Common Chickweed Plant 1,960 ppm DUKE1992A
Rhus copallina L. -- Dwarf Sumac, Winged Sumac Leaf 1,920 ppm DUKE1992A
Mentha pulegium L. -- European Pennyroyal Plant 1,850 ppm PED
Liquidambar styraciflua L. -- American Styrax, Sweetgum Stem 1,800 ppm DUKE1992A
Lycopersicon esculentum MILLER -- Tomato Fruit 1,700 ppm DUKE1992A
Prunus serotina subsp. serotina -- Black Cherry, Wild Cherry Leaf 1,440 ppm DUKE1992A
Agathosma betulina (P. J. BERGIUS) PILLANS -- Buchu, Honey Buchu, Mountain Buchu Leaf 1,360 ppm DUKE1992A
Barosma betulina (P. J. BERGIUS) BARTL. & H. L. WENDL. -- Buchu Leaf 1,360 ppm DUKE1992A
Sassafras albidum (NUTT.) NEES -- Sassafras Leaf 1,360 ppm DUKE1992A
Ruscus aculeatus L. -- Box-Holly, Butcher's Broom Root 1,310 ppm DUKE1992A
Liquidambar styraciflua L. -- American Styrax, Sweetgum Leaf 1,230 ppm DUKE1992A
Verbascum thapsus L. -- Flannelleaf, Flannelplant, Great Mullein, Mullein, Velvetplant Leaf 1,090 ppm DUKE1992A
Quercus alba L. -- White Oak Stem 1,064 ppm DUKE1992A
Daucus carota L. -- Carrot Root 1,050 ppm DUKE1992A
Phaseolus vulgaris subsp. var. vulgaris -- Black Bean, Dwarf Bean, Field Bean, Flageolet Bean, French Bean, Garden Bean, Green Bean, Haricot, Haricot Bean, Haricot Vert, Kidney Bean, Navy Bean, Pop Bean, Popping Bean, Snap Bean, String Bean, Wax Bean Fruit 1,050 ppm DUKE1992A
Prunus persica (L.) BATSCH -- Peach Fruit 1,050 ppm DUKE1992A
Vitis vinifera L. -- European Grape, Grape, Grapevine, Parra (Sp.), Vid (Sp.), Vigne Vinifere (Fr.), Weinrebe (Ger.), Wine Grape Stem 1,030 ppm DUKE1992A
Rhus glabra L. -- Smooth Sumac Stem 1,005 ppm DUKE1992A
Harpagophytum procumbens (BURCH.) DC. EX MEISN. -- Devil's Claw, Grapple Plant Root 939 ppm DUKE1992A
Thymus vulgaris L. -- Common Thyme, Garden Thyme, Thyme Leaf 920 ppm PED
Quercus stellata WANGENH. -- Post Oak Stem 840 ppm DUKE1992A
Vigna unguiculata subsp. sesquipedalis (L.) VERDC. -- Asparagus Bean, Pea Bean, Yardlong Bean Seed 840 ppm DUKE1992A
Caulophyllum thalictroides (L.) MICHX. -- Blue Cohosh Root 762 ppm DUKE1992A
Smilax spp -- Sarsaparilla Root 745 ppm DUKE1992A
Sassafras albidum (NUTT.) NEES -- Sassafras Stem 740 ppm DUKE1992A
Arctostaphylos uva-ursi (L.) SPRENGEL -- Bearberry, Uva Ursi Leaf 719 ppm DUKE1992A
Viburnum opulus subsp. var. opulus -- Crampbark, European Cranberry Bush, Guelder Rose, Snowballbush Bark 702 ppm DUKE1992A
Asparagus officinalis L. -- Asparagus Shoot 700 ppm DUKE1992A
Camellia sinensis (L.) KUNTZE -- Tea Leaf 690 ppm DUKE1992A
Althaea officinalis L. -- Marshmallow, White Mallow Root 680 ppm DUKE1992A
Zingiber officinale ROSCOE -- Ginger Rhizome 663 ppm DUKE1992A
Nyssa sylvatica MARSHALL -- Black Gum, Black Tupelo Stem 660 ppm DUKE1992A
Quercus rubra L. -- Northern Red Oak Stem 660 ppm DUKE1992A
Taraxacum officinale WEBER EX F. H. WIGG. -- Dandelion Root 656 ppm DUKE1992A
Fucus vesiculosus L. -- Bladderwrack, Kelp Plant 631 ppm DUKE1992A
Rhodymenia palmata -- Dulse Plant 615 ppm DUKE1992A
Rhus copallina L. -- Dwarf Sumac, Winged Sumac Stem 610 ppm DUKE1992A
Turnera diffusa WILLD. EX SCHULT. -- Damiana Leaf 605 ppm DUKE1992A
Prunus serotina subsp. serotina -- Black Cherry, Wild Cherry Stem 540 ppm DUKE1992A
Cymbopogon citratus (DC. ex NEES) STAPF -- Lemongrass, West Indian Lemongrass Plant 515 ppm PED
Berberis vulgaris L. -- Barberry Root 489 ppm DUKE1992A
Quercus velutina LAM. -- Black Oak Stem 434 ppm DUKE1992A
Angelica sinensis (OLIV.) DIELS -- Chinese Angelica, Dang Gui, Dang Quai, Dang Qui, Dong Gui, Dong Quai Root 422 ppm DUKE1992A
Valeriana officinalis L. -- Common Valerian, Garden-Heliotrope, Valerian Root 422 ppm DUKE1992A
Beta vulgaris subsp. subsp. vulgaris -- Beet, Beetroot, Garden Beet, Sugar Beet Root 420 ppm DUKE1992A
Erythroxylum coca var. coca -- Coca Leaf 420 ppm DUKE1992A
Quercus phellos L. -- Willow Oak Stem 420 ppm DUKE1992A
Rubus idaeus L. -- Raspberry, Red Raspberry Leaf 392 ppm DUKE1992A
Petroselinum crispum (MILLER) NYMAN EX A. W. HILLL -- Parsley Plant 390 ppm DUKE1992A
Rumex crispus L. -- Curly Dock, Lengua De Vaca, Sour Dock, Yellow Dock Root 390 ppm DUKE1992A
Allium cepa L. -- Onion, Shallot Bulb 385 ppm DUKE1992A
Diospyros virginiana L. -- American Persimmon Stem 378 ppm DUKE1992A
Equisetum arvense L. -- Field Horsetail, Horsetail Plant 378 ppm DUKE1992A
Chondrus crispus (L.) STACKH. -- Irish Moss Plant 355 ppm DUKE1992A
Trigonella foenum-graecum L. -- Alholva (Sp.), Bockshornklee (Ger.), Fenugreek, Greek Clover, Greek Hay Seed 350 ppm DUKE1992A
Urtica dioica L. -- European Nettle, Stinging Nettle Leaf 345 ppm DUKE1992A
Elytrigia repens (L.) DESV. EX NEVSKI -- Couchgrass, Doggrass, Quackgrass, Twitchgrass, Wheatgrass Plant 331 ppm DUKE1992A
Citrus paradisi MacFAD. -- Grapefruit Fruit 330 ppm DUKE1992A
Hydrastis canadensis L. -- Goldenseal Root 325 ppm DUKE1992A
Gentiana lutea L. -- Gentian, Yellow Gentian Root 291 ppm DUKE1992A
Larrea tridentata (SESSE & MOC. ex DC.) COV. -- Chaparral, Creosote Bush Plant 290 ppm DUKE1992A
Panax quinquefolius L. -- American Ginseng, Ginseng Plant 285 ppm DUKE1992A
Viscum album L. -- European Mistletoe Leaf 283 ppm DUKE1992A
Zea mays L. -- Corn Seed 275 ppm DUKE1992A
Spinacia oleracea L. -- Spinach Leaf 270 ppm DUKE1992A
Silybum marianum (L.) GAERTN. -- Lady's Thistle, Milk Thistle Plant 267 ppm DUKE1992A
Scutellaria lateriflora L. -- Mad-Dog Skullcap, Scullcap Plant 258 ppm PED
Prunus domestica L. -- Plum Fruit 255 ppm DUKE1992A
Solanum tuberosum L. -- Potato Tuber 255 ppm DUKE1992A
Lobelia inflata L. -- Indian Tobacco, Lobelia Leaf 251 ppm DUKE1992A
Nepeta cataria L. -- Catnip Plant 250 ppm PED
Cypripedium pubescens WILLD. -- Ladyslipper Root 238 ppm DUKE1992A
Symphytum officinale L. -- Comfrey Root 237 ppm DUKE1992A
Arctium lappa L. -- Burdock, Gobo, Great Burdock Root 231 ppm PED
Juglans nigra L. -- Black Walnut Hull Husk 231 ppm DUKE1992A
Cimicifuga racemosa (L.) NUTT. -- Black Cohosh, Black Snakeroot Root 226 ppm DUKE1992A
Hydrangea arborescens L. -- Hydrangea, Smooth Hydrangea Root 221 ppm DUKE1992A
Zea mays L. -- Corn Silk Stigma Style 213 ppm DUKE1992A
Hordeum vulgare L. -- Barley, Barleygrass Stem 212 ppm DUKE1992A
Anethum graveolens L. -- Dill, Garden Dill Plant 210 ppm DUKE1992A
Dioscorea sp. -- Wild Yam Root 210 ppm DUKE1992A
Raphanus sativus L. -- Radish Root 185 ppm DUKE1992A
Glycyrrhiza glabra L. -- Commom Licorice, Licorice, Licorice-Root, Smooth Licorice Root 182 ppm DUKE1992A
Schisandra chinensis (TURCZ.) BAILL. -- Chinese Magnolia Vine, Five-Flavor-Fruit, Magnolia Vine, Schizandra, Wu Wei Zi, Wu Wei Zu Fruit 174 ppm DUKE1992A
Cichorium endivia L. -- Endive, Escarole Leaf 168 ppm DUKE1992A
Citrus sinensis (L.) OSBECK -- Orange Fruit 165 ppm DUKE1992A
Syzygium aromaticum (L.) MERR. & L. M. PERRY -- Clove, Clovetree Flower 160 ppm DUKE1992A
Vitis vinifera L. -- European Grape, Grape, Grapevine, Parra (Sp.), Vid (Sp.), Vigne Vinifere (Fr.), Weinrebe (Ger.), Wine Grape Fruit 154 ppm DUKE1992A
Polygonum multiflorum THUNB. -- Chinese Cornbind, Chinese Knotweed, Fleeceflower, Fo Ti, He Shou Wu Root 152 ppm DUKE1992A
Myrica cerifera L. -- Bayberry, Candle-Berry, Southern Bayberry, Wax Myrtle Bark 151 ppm DUKE1992A
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis l. var. botrytis L. -- Cauliflower Flower 150 ppm DUKE1992A
Trifolium pratense L. -- Cowgrass, Peavine Clover, Purple Clover, Red Clover Flower 137 ppm DUKE1992A
Medicago sativa subsp. sativa -- Alfalfa, Lucerne Plant 135 ppm DUKE1992A
Malus domestica BORKH. -- Apple Fruit 129 ppm DUKE1992A
Lactuca sativa L. -- Lettuce Leaf 126 ppm DUKE1992A
Hibiscus sabdariffa L. -- Acedera de Guinea (Sp.), Indian Sorrel, Jamaica Sorrel, Kharkadi, Malventee (Ger.), Red Sorrel, Rosa de Jamaica (Sp.), Rosella (Ger.), Roselle, Sereni (Sp.), Sorrel Flower 125 ppm DUKE1992A
Salvia officinalis L. -- Sage Leaf 115 ppm PED
Pimenta dioica (L.) MERR. -- Allspice, Clover-Pepper, Jamaica-Pepper, Pimenta, Pimento Plant 110 ppm DUKE1992A
Pyrus communis L. -- Pear Fruit 105 ppm DUKE1992A
Ribes rubrum L. -- Red Currant, White Currant Fruit 100 ppm DUKE1992A
Euphrasia officinalis L. -- Eyebright Plant 99 ppm DUKE1992A
Frangula purshiana (DC.) J. G. COOPER -- Cascara Buckthorn, Cascara Sagrada Bark 99 ppm DUKE1992A
Cnicus benedictus L. -- Blessed Thistle Plant 85 ppm DUKE1992A
Carthamus tinctorius L. -- Safflower Flower 84 ppm DUKE1992A
Rheum rhabarbarum L. -- Rhubarb Pt 80 ppm DUKE1992A
Cucumis melo subsp. ssp melo var.cantalupensis NAUDIN -- Cantaloupe, Melon, Muskmelon, Netted Melon, Nutmeg Melon, Persian Melon Fruit 77 ppm DUKE1992A
Manihot esculenta CRANTZ -- Cassava, Tapioca, Yuca Root 77 ppm DUKE1992A
Sorbus aucubaria L. -- Rowan Berry Fruit 75 ppm DUKE1992A
Phaseolus vulgaris subsp. var. vulgaris -- Black Bean, Dwarf Bean, Field Bean, Flageolet Bean, French Bean, Garden Bean, Green Bean, Haricot, Haricot Bean, Haricot Vert, Kidney Bean, Navy Bean, Pop Bean, Popping Bean, Snap Bean, String Bean, Wax Bean Seed 73 ppm DUKE1992A
Stevia rebaudiana (BERTONI) BERTONI -- Ca-A-E, Stevia, Sweet Leaf of Paraguay Leaf 72 ppm DUKE1992A
Fragaria spp -- Strawberry Fruit 70 ppm DUKE1992A
Salix alba L. -- White Willow Bark 67 ppm DUKE1992A
Ribes nigrum L. -- Black Currant Fruit 65 ppm DUKE1992A
Cyrtosperma chamissonis (SCHOTT) MERR. -- Swamp Taro Root 63 ppm DUKE1992A
Ephedra sinica STAPF -- Chinese Ephedra, Ma Huang Plant 63 ppm DUKE1992A
Mentha x piperita subsp. nothosubsp. piperita -- Peppermint Leaf 62 ppm PED
Juniperus communis L. -- Common Juniper, Juniper Fruit 61 ppm DUKE1992A
Glycine max (L.) MERR. -- Soybean Seed 60 ppm DUKE1992A
Foeniculum vulgare MILLER -- Fennel Seed 56 ppm DUKE1992A
Tragopogon porrifolius L. -- Salsify Root 56 ppm DUKE1992A
Vaccinium vitis-idaea var. minus LODD. -- Cowberry, Lingen, Lingonberry Fruit 53 ppm DUKE1992A
Allium sativum var. sativum L. -- Garlic Bulb 52 ppm DUKE1992A
Phoenix dactylifera L. -- Date Palm Fruit 51 ppm DUKE1992A
Yucca baccata TORR. -- Banana Yucca, Blue Yucca, Spanish Bayonet, Yucca Root 51 ppm DUKE1992A
Capsicum annuum L. -- Bell Pepper, Cherry Pepper, Cone Pepper, Green Pepper, Paprika, Sweet Pepper Fruit 44 ppm DUKE1992A
Prunus persica (L.) BATSCH -- Peach Bark 43 ppm DUKE1992A
Brassica pekinensis (LOUR.) RUPR. -- Chinese Cabbage Leaf 42 ppm DUKE1992A
Vaccinium myrtillus L. -- Bilberry, Dwarf Bilberry, Whortleberry Fruit 38 ppm DUKE1992A
Musa x paradisiaca L. -- Banana, Plantain Fruit 35 ppm DUKE1992A
Pastinaca sativa L. -- Parsnip Root 35 ppm DUKE1992A
Achillea millefolium L. -- Milfoil, Yarrow Plant 34 ppm DUKE1992A
Plantago psyllium L. -- Psyllium Seed 34 ppm DUKE1992A
Ribes uva-crispa L. -- Gooseberry Fruit 33 ppm DUKE1992A
Armoracia rusticana GAERTN. ET AL. -- Horseradish Root 30 ppm DUKE1992A
Crataegus laevigata (POIR.) DC -- English Hawthorn, Hawthorn, Whitethorn, Woodland Hawthorn Fruit 29 ppm DUKE1992A
Brassica oleracea var. botrytis l. var. botrytis L. -- Cauliflower Leaf 27 ppm DUKE1992A
Chamaemelum nobile (L.) ALL. -- Garden Camomile, Perennial Camomile, Roman Camomile Flower 27 ppm DUKE1992A
Rubus chamaemorus L. -- Cloudberry Fruit 25 ppm DUKE1992A
Pisum sativum L. -- Pea Seed 24 ppm DUKE1992A
Aloe vera (L.) BURM. f. -- Aloe, Bitter Aloes Leaf 22 ppm DUKE1992A
Panax ginseng C. A. MEYER -- Chinese Ginseng, Ginseng, Korean Ginseng, Oriental Ginseng Root 22 ppm DUKE1992A
Ulmus rubra MUHLENB. -- Red Elm, Slippery Elm Bark 22 ppm DUKE1992A
Quercus alba L. -- White Oak Bark 21 ppm DUKE1992A
Averrhoa carambola L. -- Carambola, Star Fruit Fruit 3-41 ppm JAD
Genipa americana L. -- Genipap, Jagua Fruit 20 ppm DUKE1992A
  Seed 20 ppm DUKE1992A
Amorphophallus campanulatus BLUME -- Elephant-Foot Yam Root 18 ppm DUKE1992A
Colocasia esculenta (L.) SCHOTT -- Taro Leaf 18 ppm DUKE1992A
Xanthosoma sagittifolium (L.) SCHOTT -- Malanga, Tannia, Yautia Root 16.6 ppm DUKE1992A
Solanum melongena L. -- Aubergine, Eggplant Fruit 16 ppm DUKE1992A
Citrus reticulata BLANCO -- Mandarin, Tangerine Fruit 15 ppm DUKE1992A
Vaccinium macrocarpon AITON -- American Cranberry, Cranberry, Large Cranberry Fruit 15 ppm DUKE1992A
Arachis hypogaea L. -- Groundnut, Peanut Seed 14 ppm DUKE1992A
Phoenix dactylifera L. -- Date Palm Seed 13 ppm DUKE1992A
Alocasia macrorrhiza (L.) G. DON -- Giant Taro Root 12 ppm DUKE1992A
Dioscorea alata L. -- Greater Yam, Winged Yam Root 12 ppm DUKE1992A
Rosa canina L. -- Dog Rose, Dogbrier, Rose Fruit 12 ppm DUKE1992A
Carya illinoensis (WANGENH.) K. KOCH -- Pecan Seed 11 ppm DUKE1992A
Cucurbita pepo L. -- Pumpkin Seed 11 ppm DUKE1992A
Spondias dulcis FORST. -- Ambarella Fruit 11 ppm DUKE1992A
Brassica rapa var. rapa -- Rapini, Seven-Top Turnip, Turnip Root 10 ppm DUKE1992A
Prunus dulcis (MILLER) D. A. WEBB -- Almond Seed 10 ppm DUKE1992A
Apium graveolens L. -- Celery Root 9 ppm DUKE1992A
Pistacia vera L. -- Pistachio Seed 9 ppm DUKE1992A
Quercus rubra L. -- Northern Red Oak Seed 8.2 ppm DUKE1992A
Ipomoea batatas (L.) LAM -- Sweet Potato Root 8 ppm DUKE1992A
Spondias tuberosa ARRUDA -- Imbu, Umbu Fruit 7.88 ppm DUKE1992A
Cocos nucifera L. -- Coconut, Coconut Palm, Cocotero (Sp.), Copra, Kokospalme (Ger.), Nariyal Seed 7.2 ppm DUKE1992A
Hordeum vulgare L. -- Barley, Barleygrass Seed 7 ppm DUKE1992A
Chrysanthemum parthenium (L.) BERNH. -- Feverfew Plant 6 ppm DUKE1992A
Annona muricata L. -- Soursop Fruit 5 ppm DUKE1992A
Bertholletia excelsa BONPL. -- Brazilnut, Brazilnut-Tree, Creamnut, Paranut Seed 5 ppm DUKE1992A
Humulus lupulus L. -- Hops Fruit 4.7 ppm DUKE1992A
Colocasia esculenta (L.) SCHOTT -- Taro Root 3.9 ppm DUKE1992A
Juglans nigra L. -- Black Walnut Seed 2.9 ppm DUKE1992A
Carya ovata (MILL.) K. KOCH -- Shagbark Hickory Seed 2.6 ppm DUKE1992A
Corylus avellana L. -- Cobnut, English Filbert, European Filbert, European Hazel, Hazel Seed 2.6 ppm DUKE1992A
Juglans cinerea L. -- Butternut Seed 2.6 ppm DUKE1992A
Anacardium occidentale L. -- Cashew Seed 2 ppm DUKE1992A
Brassica napus var. napobrassica var. napobrassica (L.) REICHB. -- Rutabaga, Swede, Swedish Turnip Root 1 ppm DUKE1992A
Acacia nilotica (L.) WILLD. ex DELILE -- Babul Plant   DUKE1992A
Amorphophallus konjac K. KOCH -- Devil's Tongue, Elephant Yam, Konjac, Leopard Palm, Snake Palm, Umbrella Arum Root   DUKE1992A
Avena sativa L. -- Oats Plant   DUKE1992A
Brassica oleracea var. capitata l. var. capitata L. -- Cabbage, Red Cabbage, White Cabbage Plant   DUKE1992A
Capsicum frutescens L. -- Cayenne, Chili, Hot Pepper, Red Chili, Spur Pepper, Tabasco Fruit   DUKE1992A
Centaurea cyanus L. -- Bachelor's Button, Cornflower Flower   DUKE1992A
Tabebuia heptaphylla (VELL.) TOLEDO -- Pau D'Arco Bark   DUKE1992A

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