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Table 1 MICs of essential oils against bacteria by micro broth dilution assay

From: Antimicrobial activity of the bioactive components of essential oils from Pakistani spices against Salmonella and other multi-drug resistant bacteria

Bacterial strainsb   Essential oilsa
  C. cyminum C. verum A. subulatum S. aromaticum
S. typhi D1 3.4 ± 0.87* 3.8 ± 0.96* 6.6 ± 2.4* 5.4 ± 1.08*
S. typhi G7 6.1 ± 2.3 2.9 ± 0.11 3.7 ± 0.94 3.26 ± 0.05
S. paratyphi A 14 ± 1.7* 3.8 ± 0.96 4.1 ± 0.94 4.3 ± 1.08
E. coli SS1 3.4 ± 0.87* 3.8 ± 0.96* 2.83 ± 0.11* 5.4 ± 1.08*
S. aureus 29.7 ± 1.7* 4.8 ± 0.96 9.4 ± 1.86 5.4 ± 1.08
B. licheniformis 4.3 ± 0.87 3.8 ± 0.96 4.7 ± 0.94 7.6 ± 2.8*
P. fluorescens 12.2 ± 1.7* 2.9 ± 0.12 7.5 ± 1.8 8.6 ± 2.1
  1. aMIC are presented as mean of triplicate values ± SE in mg/ml; ball tested bacteria showed resistant against amoxicillin (30 μg/ml) in MIC assay except B. licheniformis; *significant values at p < 0.05.