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Table 3 Antibacterial activity of the essential oils of H. triquetrifolium (MIC / MBC; mg/mL)

From: Evaluation of the cytotoxic effect and antibacterial, antifungal, and antiviral activities of Hypericum triquetrifolium Turra essential oils from Tunisia

Bacterial strains H. tri. B.A.* H. tri. Bah.* H. tri. D.B.J.* H. tri. Fer.* H. tri. F.Dj.*
Bacillus cereus ATCC 11778a 25.00/25.00 12.50/12.50 25.00/25.00 6.25/12.50 1.56/3.12
Enterococcus feacalis ATCC 29212a 12.50/12.50 0.39/0.39 12.50/12.50 6.25/12.50 0.39/3.12
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923a 3.12/3.12 25.00/25.00 12.50/25.00 6.25/25.00 0.78/3.12
Staphylococcus epidermidis CIP 106510a 12.50/25.00 25.00/25.00 12.50/25.00 25.00/25.00 1.56/3.12
Vibrio alginoliticus ATCC 17749b 12.50/25.00 12.50/12.50 12.50/12.50 6.25/12.50 1.56/3.12
Escherichia coli ATCC 35218b 12.50/25.00 25.00/25.00 25.00/25.00 6.25/12.50 1.56/6.25
Vibrio cholerae ATCC 39315b 0.39/25.00 12.50/25.00 0.78/3.12 3.12/3.12 25.00/25.00
Pseudomonas aeruginosa ATCC 27853b 6.25/6.25 12.50/12.50 25.00/25.00 6.25/6.25 0.39/1.56
Salmonella typhimirium CIP 104b 0.39/12.50 6.25/25.00 25.00/25.00 6.25/25.00 0.78/6.25
Aeromonas hydrophila ATCC 7966b 0.39/6.25 0.39/3.12 12.50/25.00 6.25/12.50 3.12/6.25
  1. aGram (+) bacteria, bGram (−) bacteria, MIC: Minimium Inhibitory Concentration; MBC: Minimium Fungicidal Concentration. H. tri. B.A.: Hypericum triquetrifolium collected from Bou Arada; H. tri. Bah.: Hypericum triquetrifolium collected from Bahra; H. tri. D.B.J.: Hypericum triquetrifolium collected from Dhrea Ben Jouder; H. tri. Fer.: Hypericum triquetrifolium collected from Fernana; H. tri. F.Dj.: Hypericum triquetrifolium collected from Fondouk Djedid.
  2. *SD values = 0.00.