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Table 7 Biofilm Inhibition (%) of the oral microorganisms in the presence of C. articulatus and A. gratissima EO

From: Action of essential oils from Brazilian native and exotic medicinal species on oral biofilms

  Microorganism
Concentration C .albicans CBS 562 F. nucleatum ATCC 25586 P. gingivalis ATCC 33277 S. sanguis ATCC 10556 S. mitis ATCC 903
  C. articulatus Nystatin C. articulatus Chlorhexidine C. articulatus Chlorhexidine C. articulatus Chlorhexidine A. gratissima Chlorhexidine
1 28.08 29.62 61.67 55.42 43.53 37.65 63.96 57.08 9.00 1.50
0.500 14.23 28.72 54.79 56.46 32.35 37.94 58.96 46.46 0.00 3.50
0.250 22.69 20.77 60.42 55.21 28.24 35.59 54.17 55.83 0.00 0.00
0.125 19.23 27.69 57.50 55.42 0.00 39.12 23.13 57.92 0.00 0.00
0.062 21.54 23.08 49.17 53.54 0.00 37.06 7.29 56.25 0.00 0.00
0.031 19.23 21.15 44.38 55.83 0.00 29.41 10.02 56.04 0.00 0.00
0.015 19.62 13.08 40.21 55.21 0.00 13.82 10.63 53.54 0.00 0.00
0.007 16.92 16.15 31.67 42.50 0.00 1.76 4.38 51.46 0.00 0.00
0.003 14.62 0.00 0.00 52.92 0.00 0.00 0.00 47.08 0.00 0.00
0.0019 17.69 0.00 0.00 48.33 0.00 0.00 0.21 50.63 0.00 0.00
0.00097 4.62 0.00 0.00 53.96 0.00 0.00 0.00 27.08 0.00 0.00
0.00048 0.00 0.00 0.00 54.17 0.00 0.00 3.54 18.33 0.00 0.00
  1. The values indicated in the table 0.00 demonstrated that don’t have any inhibition on biofilm formation.