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Table 3 Cytotoxicity, Minimum Inhibitory Concentrations (MIC), and selectivity index (SI) of the acetone extracts of the selected plants

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

Plant species LC50 (μg/mL) MIC values (μg/mL) Selectivity index (SI)
E. coli P. aeruginosa E. faecalis S. aureus E. coli P. aeruginosa E. faecalis S. aureus
Schkuhria pinnata < 25.0 320 640 1250 1250 0.08 0.04 0.02 0.02
Dombeya rotundifolia 466.1 320 1250 1250 1250 1.46 0.37 0.37 0.37
Elephantorrhiza elephantina 416.4 640 2500 2500 2500 0.17 0.17 0.17 0.17
Commelina africana 441.1 20 2500 2500 2500 22.06 0.18 0.18 0.18