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Table 1 EO activity on T. cruzi (IC 50 /24 h) epimastigotes and Vero cells (CC 50 /24 h)

From: In vitro biological evaluation of eight different essential oils against Trypanosoma cruzi, with emphasis on Cinnamomum verum essential oil

Essential oil IC50epimastigotes (μg/ml) CC50Vero cells (μg/ml) Selectivity index (SI)
Cinnamomum verum 24.13 ± 1.13 49.4 ± 1.12 2.05
Myrocarpus frondosus 60.87 ± 1.13 141.3 ± 1.14 2.32
Cymbopogon nardus 94 ± 1.14 178.95 ± 1.1 1.90
Citrus limon 107.14 ± 1.03 281.69 ± 1.12 2.63
Eugenia uniflora 70 ± 1.04 172.42 ± 1.15 2.46
Benznidazole (reference drug) 15.8 ± 1.75 (61 μM) 147.37 ± 1.22 9.33