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Table 4 Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) in mg/ml of the combined crude extracts of Citrus lemon (CL), Combretum heroroense (CH) and Apodytes dimidiata (AD) against M. smegmatis to show the synergistic effects of the 3 plants

From: Anti-mycobacteria potential and synergistic effects of combined crude extracts of selected medicinal plants used by Bapedi traditional healers to treat tuberculosis related symptoms in Limpopo Province, South Africa

Extracts CL + CH CH + AD AD + CL
H + H 0.31 0.12 0.18
D + D 0.63 0.08 0.63
M + M 0.16 0.12 0.12
A + A 0.16 0.08 0.12
H + D 0.16 1.25 0.63
D + A 0.08 0.16 0.31
A + M 0.16 0.08 0.31
M + H 0.16 0.08 0.63
H + A 0.16 0.04 0.63
D + M 0.16 0.04 0.16
  1. Rifampicin = 0.13 mg/mL
  2. H Hexane; D Dichloromethane; M Methano; A Acetone; CH C.heroroense, CL = C.lemon, AD A. dimidiata