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Table 1 Information on plants used in this study

From: Antibiotic-potentiation activities of four Cameroonian dietary plants against multidrug-resistant Gram-negative bacteria expressing efflux pumps

Plants samples and herbarium voucher numbera Parts used Popular names Traditional used Known antimicrobial activities of plants
Capsicum frutescens L. var. facilulatum (Solanaceae) 43079/HNC Fruits Green pepper Antimitogenic [4], allergy, cancer and viral infection [5] Antibacterial activities of aqueous and methanolic extracts against Sa, St, Vc [6, 7], antifungal activities of lectin against Af, [8]; antifungal activities of saponin CAY-1 against Ca, Aspergillus Spp and dermatophytes Tm, Tr et Mc [9]
Brassica oleacera L. var. italica (Brassicaceae) 25686/SFR Cam Leaves Brocoli Oxydative stress, cytotoxic [10] Antibacterial activities of ethanolic extractsagainst Sa, Bc, Pa [11]. Antifungal activities against Sc, Te, Hm, Pm [12].
Brassica oleacera L. var. butyris (Brassicaceae) 25686/SFR Cam Leaves Flower cabbage Cytotoxic effect, antiproliférative, Oxydative stress [13]. Antibacterial activities of sulfur compounds MMTSO, AITC, MMTSO2 against Pp, Lm, Lp, Lb Lm Sa, Ea, Ec, Bs, St and antifungal against strains Sc, Te, Hm, Pm [12].
Basilicum polystachyon (L.) Moench. (Lamiaceae) 38650/HNC Leaves Cotimandjo (Cameroon) Infectious diseases, gastroenteritis [14]. Strong activities of acidic extracts against Gram (+), but less activities against Gram;. Strong antifungal activities of ethanolic and methanolic extracts against An [15].
  1. Af, Fm Ca, Tm, Tr, Tt, Mc, Sa, Bc, Ec, Pa, Sc, Te Hm, Pm, Pp, Lm, Lp, Lb, Lm, Bs, Ea, St, Te, Hm, An, Kp, Ec, Sm, Vc who are respectively : Aspergillus flavus, Fusarium moniliforme, Candidat albicans, trichophyton mentagrophytes, T. rubum, T.tonsuraus Microsporum canis, Staphylococcus aureus, Bacillus cereus, Escherichia coli, Pseudomonas aeroginosa, Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Torulopsis etchellsii, Hansenula mrakii, Pichia membranefaciens, Pediococcus pentosaceus, Leuconostoc mesenteroides, Lactobacillus plantarum , Lactobacillus brevis, Listeria monocytogenes, Bacillus subtilis, Enterobacter aerogenes, Salmonella. Typhimurium, Torulopsis etchellsii, Hansenula mrakii, Aspergillus niger, Klebsiella pneumoniae CI, Enterobacter cloacae CI, CIv Vibrio cholerae MMTSO: Méthylmethanethiosulfinate, AITC: Allyisothyocyanate, MMTS0 2 : Méthylmethanethiosulfonat. SRFC: Company of Forest Reserve of Cameroon; HNC: Cameroon National Herbarium.