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Table 13 Anti-bacterial activity (Zone of Inhibition) of Anethum sowa L. root essential oil by diffusion method

From: Chemical composition and pharmacological significance of Anethum Sowa L. Root

Test organisms Zone of Inhibition in mm
400 μg/well 600 μg/well 800 μg/well CP TE
Gram-positive bacteria Bacillus subtilis nz 4 7 27 24
Bacillus cereus 5 7 8 29 21
Staphylococcus aureus nz 3 7 25 26
Enterococcus faecalis nz nz nz 20 16
Gram -negative bacteria Escherichia coli 12079 nz 4 7 25 9
Escherichia coli 2799 11 13 16 23 11
Pseudomonas aeruginosa 8 9 11 29 16
Salmonella enteritidis 1375 nz nz 5 39 23
Salmonella typhi nz 5 9 35 25
Acetobacter aceti nz nz 3 28 23
  1. CP Standard Ciprofloxacin (5 μg/disc), TE Standard Tetracycline (30 μg/disc)
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