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Table 1 Susceptibility tests of cinnamon bark oil, lemongrass oil and clove oil against clinical-isolated MDR-PA strains

From: Efficacy of cinnamon bark oil and cinnamaldehyde on anti-multidrug resistant Pseudomonas aeruginosa and the synergistic effects in combination with other antimicrobial agents

Isolated strain Cinnamon bark oil Clove oil Lemongrass oil
MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC
(% v/v) (% v/v) (% v/v) (% v/v) (% v/v) (% v/v)
PA01 0.1125 0.225 1.8 >1.8 1.8 >1.8
PA04 0.1125 0.225 1.8 >1.8 1.8 >1.8
PA05 0.1125 0.225 >1.8 >1.8 0.9 0.9
PA07 0.225 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8 1.8
PA12 0.1125 0.225 >1.8 >1.8 1.8 1.8
PA13 0.225 0.225 1.8 >1.8 1.8 1.8
PA16 0.1125 0.225 1.8 >1.8 0.9 1.8
PA17 0.225 0.225 >1.8 >1.8 1.8 >1.8
PA18 0.1125 0.225 1.8 >1.8 0.9 >1.8
PA19 0.1125 0.225 1.8 >1.8 1.8 >1.8
PA25 0.1125 0.1125 0.9 >1.8 0.45 1.8
PA26 0.1125 0.225 >1.8 >1.8 1.8 >1.8
PA31 0.1125 0.1125 1.8 >1.8 1.8 >1.8
PA34 0.1125 0.225 1.8 >1.8 0.9 >1.8
PA35 0.225 0.225 1.8 >1.8 1.8 >1.8
PA36 0.225 0.225 1.8 >1.8 1.8 >1.8
PA38 0.1125 0.225 1.8 >1.8 0.9 >1.8
PA41 0.0562 0.225 1.8 >1.8 1.8 >1.8
PA43 0.1125 0.225 1.8 >1.8 0.9 1.8
PA45 0.1125 0.1125 1.8 >1.8 1.8 >1.8