Assessment of Microbiological Quality and Efficacy of Gbogbonise Epa Ijebu Herbal Remedy on Some Uropathogens

Assessment of Microbiological Quality and Efficacy of Gbogbonise Epa Ijebu Herbal Remedy on Some Uropathogens

Author by Mr. Seyi Enitan

Journal/Publisher: Scholars International Journal Of Traditional And Complementary Medicine

Volume/Edition: 5

Language: English

Pages: 7 - 18

Abstract

Background: Gbogbonise Epa Ijebu is a commercially sold native concoction in South-West, Nigeria, with the potential of curing many ailments as claimed by the manufacturer and vendors. This study investigated the antimicrobial quality and efficacy of Gbogbonise Epa Ijebu. Materials and Methods: A total of 20 samples of the herbal remedy were purchased from local vendors in Ilishan-Remo Community of Ogun State, Nigeria and were assessed for their microbiological quality using standard microbiological methods. Also, the efficacy of the herbal remedy was tested against some selected uropathogens using the Punch-hole agar diffusion method. Data generated were analyzed using the Instant GraphPad software package and P value <0>


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