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Table 2 The MIC and MBC values of active plant extracts

From: Evaluation of the antimicrobial activity and safety of Rhus vulgaris (Anacardiaceae) extracts

Microorganism Plant/ test substance Plant part Solvent MIC mg/ml MBC mg/ml MBC/MIC Ratio
MRSA R. vulgaris Stem bark MeOH 0.391 1.563 4
MRSA R. vulgaris Stem bark MeOH:DCM 1.563 3.125 2
MRSA control Gentamicin    0.027 0.055 2
S. aureus R. vulgaris Stem bark MeOH 3.125 3.125 1
S. aureus R. vulgaris Stem bark MeOH:DCM 3.125 12.5 4
S. aureus control Gentamicin    < 0.014 0.109 NA
S. mutans R. vulgaris Stem bark MeOH 1.563 100 64
S. mutans R. vulgaris Stem bark MeOH:DCM 25 100 4
S. mutans control Gentamicin    0.007 0.027 4
  1. NA Not applicable, MRSA Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, S. aureus: Staphylococcus aureus, C. albicans: Candida albicans, S. mutans: Streptococcus mutans, R. vulgaris: Rhus vulgaris, MeOH Methanol, MeOH:DCM Methanol:Dichloromethane, The positive control for MRSA, S. aureus and S. mutans was gentamicin