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Table 2 Antibacterial activity of four essential oils against the tested bacteria using disk diffusion assay (Mean inhibition zone diameter including disk diameter)

From: Antimicrobial potential of the Ethiopian Thymus schimperi essential oil in comparison with others against certain fungal and bacterial species

Inhibition zone diameter including in mm (Mean ± SD)
Tested      
Bacteria Thymus Cinnamon Lemon Eucalyptus Chloramphenicol
  EO EO EO EO  
Escherichia 90.00 ± 0.00 42.66 ± 1.527 26.66 ± 1.527 16.00 ± 2.645 43.33 ± 0.577
coli      
Bacillus spp. 63.00 ± 7.2 43.33 ± 1.527 25.66 ± 0.577 7.66 ± 5.89 34.00 ± 1.000
Shigella spp. 90.00 ± 0.00 36.66 ± 1.527 27.00 ± 1.000 0.00 ± 0.000 44.33 ± 0.577
Streptococci 90.00 ± 0.00 41.33 ± 2.081 20.33 ± 0.577 14.33 ± 0.577 42.66 ± 1.527
  1. EO: Essential oil