E. O. Oshomoh

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Secondary metabolites such as tannins, terpenoids, alkaloids, flavonoids, phenols, steroids and volatile oil are abundant in plants and are responsible for their therapeutic activities. Chewing sticks obtained from a variety of selected plants are used as a traditional method of mechanical oral hygiene by up to 80% – 90% of Nigerians. The root of(More)
The present study comparatively investigated the phytotoxic effects of waste engine oil (WEO)-polluted soil exposed to monitored natural attenuation up to 5 and 14 months respectively. Soil was previously polluted with WEO at 0, 1, 2.5, 5 and 10% w/w oil in soil. Although, there was significant reduction in heavy metal concentration of soil as well as total(More)
Antimicrobial Activity of Crude Methanol and Chloroform Extracts of Alchornea cordifolia Leaves on Cariogenic Bacteria and Other Pathogenic Oral Bacteria E O Oshomoh 1, , O Oyiborhoro 2 Department of Science Laboratory Technology, Faculty of Life Sciences, University of Benin, Benin City, Edo State. Department of Biochemistry, Faculty OF Basic Medical(More)
Antimicrobial activity of ethanol and aqueous extracts of Parinari curatellifolia (stem) were tested against five dental carries causing bacteria and three fungi strains by agar diffusion method. The crude extracts showed a broad spectrum of antibacterial activity inhibiting the five strains of bacteria and the three fungi. The extracts were most effective(More)
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