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Table 2 Inhibition of parasite growth by natural plant preparations

From: Phytochemical-rich foods inhibit the growth of pathogenic trichomonads

Sample % Inhibition
Human T. vaginalis (G3) Feline T. foetus (C1) Bovine T. foetus (D1)
60% Catechin green tea extract 14.2 ± 7.4a 0.0 ± 8.3a 1 ± 18a
80% Catechin green tea extract 27.7 ± 5.0 0.0 ± 9.2a 7 ± 20
Low-theaflavin black tea extract 39.3 ± 1.9 3.1 ± 6.3 27 ± 22
High-theaflavin black tea extract 87.1 ± 2.6 18 ± 19 41 ± 13
Pomegranate fruit extract 41.2 ± 3.2 8 ± 14 0 ± 14b
Pomegranate seed 14 ± 10a 6.8 ± 4.5 1 ± 21a,b
Jujube fruit 3.5 ± 1.7 0.0 ± 9.8a 0 ± 12b
Jujube seed 6.2 ± 5.3 0.0 ± 7.2a 0.0 ± 8.5b
Red wine grape extract 8.2 ± 4.0 0.0 ± 9.4a 0 ± 11b
Grape seed extract 10.2 ± 2.3 13 ± 15 0.0 ± 5.1b
  1. Numbers within columns sharing a common superscript letter are not significantly different, P < 0.05