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Table 1 Antibacterial interaction effects with standard deviation of the acetone extracts of the different combinations of the selected plants against selected bacterial species

From: Antibacterial interactions, anti-inflammatory and cytotoxic effects of four medicinal plant species

Combinations Minimum Inhibitory Concentration (mg/ml)
Escherichia coli Pseudomonas aeruginosa Enterococcus faecalis Staphylococcus aureus
A 0.84 ± 0.21 0.27 ± 0.05 1.67 ± 0.83 1.67 ± 0.83
A + B 0.16 ± 0.00 0.04 ± 0.00 0.63 ± 0.00 0.53 ± 0.10
A + B + C 0.09 ± 0.04 0.06 ± 0.02 0.63 ± 0.00 0.32 ± 0.00
A + B + C + D 0.13 ± 0.03 0.07 ± 0.04 0.63 ± 0.00 0.27 ± 0.53
B 0.03 ± 0.01 0.53 ± 0.10 1.67 ± 0.83 0.84 ± 0.00
B + C 0.13 ± 0.03 0.67 ± 0.59 0.63 ± 0.00 0.32 ± 0.00
B + C + D 0.13 ± 0.03 0.76 ± 0.59 0.63 ± 0.00 0.21 ± 0,05
C 0.52 ± 0.36 0.42 ± 0.10 1.25 ± 0.00 0.63 ± 0.00
C + A 0.73 ± 0.27 0.04 ± 0.00 1.25 ± 0.00 0.84 ± 0.21
C + A + D 0.52 ± 0.36 0.07 ± 0.04 1.04 ± 0.21 0.84 ± 0.21
D 1.04 ± 0.21 0.42 ± 0.10 1.67 ± 0.83 0.84 ± 0.21
D + C 0.63 ± 0.00 0.04 ± 0.00 1.67 ± 0.83 0.84 ± 0.21
D + A + B 0.16 ± 0.00 0.67 ± 0.59 0.63 ± 0.00 0.27 ± 0.5
Ampicillin 0.03 0.02 0.03 0.08
  1. Keywords
  2. A = Schkuhria pinnataB = Commelina africanaC = Dombeya rotundifoliaD = Elephantorrhiza elephantina