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Table 1 Antibacterial effect of EETC against plaque bacteria

From: Use of ethanol extracts of Terminalia chebula to prevent periodontal disease induced by dental plaque bacteria

Compound Concentration (μg/disk) Size of clear zone (disk margin, mm)
S. mutants A. actinomycetemcomitans 1DPB#1 1DPB#2 1DPB#3
Control 3 - - - - -
Ampicillin 10 15.5 ± 0.21b - 0.1 ± 0.11 - -
2EETC 5 3.8 ± 0.19b 3.7 ± 0.03a 3.2 ± 0.03a 2.7 ± 0.09b 3.9 ± 0.18b
10 7.2 ± 0.07b 7.5 ± 0.02b 6.9 ± 0.04b 5.3 ± 0.05b 7.4 ± 0.06b
  1. 1DPB; dental plaque bacteria, 2EETC; ethanol extracts of Terminalia chebula, 3No inhibition
  2. (a P < 0.05, b P < 0.01)