Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open Access

Biochemistry & Pharmacology: Open Access
Open Access

ISSN: 2167-0501


Ashu Michael Agbor

Ashu Michael Agbor
Universite des Montagnes, Dental surgery, Bangangte,

  • Research Article
    Methanol Extracts of Medicinal Plants Used for Oral Healthcare in Cameroon
    Author(s): Ashu Michael AgborAshu Michael Agbor

    Background: Traditional healers in Cameroon are actively involved in oral healthcare and traditional herbs are used for management of oral diseases. However the analysis of phytoconstituents of medicinal plants used for oral healthcare in Cameroon has not been done. The objective of the study was to determine the phytoconstituents of medicinal plants used for oral healthcare in Cameroon. Methods: Samples of fresh plants used for dental treatment collected from South west and litorral regions of Cameroon that were free from diseases were obtained from the traditional healers.The plants were dried and the dried powder was macerated with intermediate stirring for 48 hours in methanol before filtering with Whattman filter paper. The filtrate was evaporated to dryness of solvent using the rotative evaporator in order to obtain the concentrated extracts of each plant sample. The plan.. View More»
    DOI: 10.4172/2167-0501.1000164

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