Colchicine, an alkaloid derived from autumn crocus (Colchicum autumnale) had been used as a hard abstergent
for more than 2000 years, since ancient Egypt and Greece.
Te quoque lacrimulas, uirgo, iam mittere tempus: Abstergent
tibi singultus mox gaudia tantos, Gaudia quae lacrimis aliter testere profusis: (199-204)
Also, an additional experiment using 1% solution of dish abstergent
"Fairy" after 5 hours and 24 hours post introduction of bacterial combination was performed Using abstergent
after 5 hours, the quantity of microorganisms decreased from [10.