Ethnobotanical Plants Used for Oral Pathogens among Esan Tribe in Esan West Local Government of Edo State

Therapeutic plants have kept on drawing in consideration worldwide in the quest for powerful antimicrobial drugs that can battle resistant pathogens that have rendered numerous conventional medications out of date in the treatment of diseases. As such this study was carried out to evaluate the ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plants used for oral pathogens among Esan tribe in Esan West Local Government Area of Edo State. A total of four medicinal plants were collected and identified as follows: Harungana madagascariensis, Jatropha curcas, Aframomum melegueta and Plumbago zeylanica.