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Table 4 Minimal inhibition concentration (MIC), minimal bactericidal concentration (MBC) and ration MBC/MIC of the aerial parts essential oils extracted from 05 Tunisian Lamiaceae plants against 5 bacterial strains

From: Correlation between chemical composition and antibacterial activity of some Lamiaceae species essential oils from Tunisia

Essential oilsTested microorganisms  
 E. colia)S. entP. aerB. subS. aur
S. officinalis
T. capitatus
R. officinalis1
R. officinalis2
O. majorana
  1. aE. coli = Escherichia coli CIP 53.126; S. ent = Salmonella enterica CIP80.39;
  2. P. aer = Pseudomonas aeruginosa CIP 82118; B. sub = Bacillus subtilis CIP 52.62; S. aur = Staphylococcus aureus CIP 4.83.
  3. bValues are expressed as mg/mL