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Table 2 Minimal Inhibitory Concentrations (MIC) results for antimicrobialactivity of extracts from some Cameroonian dietary spices(μg/ml)

From: Cytotoxic and antimicrobial activity of selected Cameroonian edible plants

Microorganisms Extracts Antibiotics
FHF FHB GLB GLL HLR HLBa HLBb Cipro AmphB
Bacteria          
S. aureus - - 250 500 62.5 500 125 0.25 nd
S. epidermitis - - 250 500 62.5 500 125 0.25 nd
E. coli 500 - 500 - - 1000 500 0.25 nd
P. aeruginosa 500 - 1000 - - - 500 1 nd
MRSA - -   1000 125 500 125 6 nd
VRE - -   1000 125 1000 125 64 nd
Fungi          
C. albicans 500 - 500 250 500 nd 500 nd 0.5
C. krusei - - 1000 250 1000 nd 1000 nd 1
C. tropicalis - - 125 62.5 125 nd 125 nd 0.5
A. fumigatus 500 1000 1000 1000 1000 nd 1000 nd 0.5
  1. FHF: Methanol extract from Fagara heitzii fruits; FHB: Methanolextract from Fagara heitzii barks; GLB: Methanol extract fromGarcina lucida barks; GLL: Methanol extract fromGarcina lucida leaves; HLR: Methanol extract fromHymenocardia lyrata roots; HLBa: Aqueous extract fromHymenocardia lyrata barks; HLBb: Methanol extract fromHymenocardia lyrata barks; Cipro: Ciprofloxacin; Amph B:Amphothericin B; -: MIC> 1000 μg/mL; nd: notdetermined.