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Table 4 Minimum inhibitory concentrations (MIC) of the selected essential oils against the tested microorganisms

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

Test organisms and corresponding MIC (μl/ml) Thymus schimperi Cinnamomum Zeylanicum Citrus limon Eucalyptus camaldulensis
E.coli 0.63 1.25 2.5 5
Shigella spp. 0.31 1.25 2.5 5
Bacillus spp. 0.63 1.25 2.5 5
Streptococci 0.63 0.63 2.5 5
  1. MIC expressed in μl ml −1 (v/v)