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Table 2 MIC and MBC values of hydrolate product of C. capitatus compared to EO against bacterial strains

From: Evaluation of antimicrobial activity of the hydrolate of Coridothymus capitatus (L.) Reichenb. fil. (Lamiaceae) alone and in combination with antimicrobial agents

Bacteria Hydrolate Hydrolate EO EO
MIC% v/v MBC% v/v MIC% v/v MBC% v/v
S. aureus ATCC 6538 12.5 (0.017)a 25 (0.035)a 0.125 0.125
S. aureus 7786 (c.s.) 25 (0.035) 25 (0.035) 0.25 0.25
S. aureus ATCC 43300 (MRSA) 25 (0.035) 25 (0.035) 0.25 0.25
S. aureus 815 (MRSA) (c.s.) 25 (0.035) 25 (0.035) 0.25 0.25
S. aureus 74CCH (MRSA) (c.s.) 25 (0.035) 25 (0.035) 0.25 0.25
S. epidermidis ATCC 34984 25 (0.035) 25 (0.035) 0.25 0.25
L. monocytogenes ATCC 13932 25 (0.035) 25 (0.035) 0.062 0.125
B. subtilis ATCC 6633 12.5 (0.017) 12.5 (0.017) 0.031 0.062
P. aeruginosa ATCC 14552 25 (0.035) > 50 (> 0.07) 0.125 > 2
  1. c.s. Clinical strains
  2. MRSA Methicillin resistant Staphylococcus aureus
  3. (As essential oil % (v/v) content in hydrolate product)a