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Table 1 Effect of ethanolic leaf extract of M. communis on different bacterial and fungal strains

From: GC-MS analysis of Myrtus communis extract and its antibacterial activity against Gram-positive bacteria

OrganismsZone of inhibition (mm) ± SDMBC (mg/ml)MIC (μg/ml)
Gram positives
Enterococcus faecalis (ATCC29212)9 ± 1.2578
Enterococcus faecalis9 ± 1.2519.5
Staphylococcus aureus250.39.7
Staphylococcus epidermidis (ATCC12228)15 ± 1204.87
Mycobacterium smegmatis mc215517.6 ± 0.71.219.5
Gram negatives
Pseudomonas aeruginosa (ATCC9027)
Salmonella typhi
Escherichia coli (ATCC25922)
Shigella
Klebsiella pneumonia
Fungi
Candida albicans
  1. (−); no inhibition