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Table 7 Minimum inhibitory concentrations (MICs) and zones of inhibition (at a concentration of 200 μg/mL around a 6 mm disc diameter) of the essential oil and resin of Commiphora guidottii as compared with ciprofloxacin

From: Evaluation of the wound healing property of Commiphora guidottii Chiov. ex. Guid.

Bacterial strain MIC (μg/mL)* Zone of inhibition (mm)
Oil Resin Oil** Resin** Ciprofloxacin.
Bacillus pumilus 82 50 200 10.5 (55.3) 11.0 (57.9) 19.0
B. subtilis ATCC6633 100 200 10.0 (55.6) 11.0 (61.1) 18.0
Escherichia coli 3:37C 25 25 14.5 (93.5) 14.5 (93.5) 15.5
E. coli 306 25 25 15.5 (93.9) 14.5 (87.9) 16.5
E. coli 872 25 25 15.5 (96.9) 14.0 (87.5) 16.0
E. coli CD/99/1 25 25 16.0 (94.1) 15.0 (88.2) 17.0
E. coli K88 25 25 16.5 (97.1) 14.5 (85.3) 17.0
E. coli K99 25 25 16.5 (97.1) 14.0 (85.3) 16.0
E. coli LT37 25 25 15.0 (93.8) 14.0 (87.5) 16.0
E. coli ROW 7/12 25 25 16.0 (97.0) 14.0 (84.8) 16.5
Salmonella typhi Ty2 10 25 15.5 (96.9) 16.0 (100.0) 16.0
Shigella boydii D13629 50 100 16.5 (82.5) 14.5 (72.5) 20.0
S. dysentery 1 50 100 16.5 (80.5) 14.5 (70.7) 20.5
S. dysentery 8 50 100 17.0 (81.0) 14.5 (69.0) 21.0
S. flexneri Type 6 50 100 16.5 (80.5) 15.0 (73.2) 20.5
S. soneii 1 50 100 16.0 (82.1) 14.0 (71.8) 19.5
Staphylococcus aureus ML 267 25 50 11.0 (61.1) 15.0 (83.3) 18.0
Vibrio cholerae 85 10 25 16.5 (91.7) 16.0 (88.9) 18.0
V. cholerae 293 10 25 16.5 (94.3) 16.0 (91.4) 17.5
V. cholerae 1313 10 25 16.0 (94.1) 15.5 (91.2) 17.0
V. cholerae 1315 10 25 17.0 (94.4) 16.5 (91.7) 18.0
  1. *MICs are expressed as an average from three independent experiments, each performed in triplicate. **Values in parenthesis indicate % activity of the test samples compared with that of ciprofloxacin