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Table 4 Determined MIC, MBC and MFC values of P. graveolens organic extracts and essential oil against bacterial species and fungal strains

From: Phytochemical composition and antimicrobial activities of the essential oils and organic extracts from pelargonium graveolens growing in Tunisia

Bacteria Extracts EtOAcE MeOHE EO
Gram positive MIC MBC MIC MBC MIC MBC
Bacillus subtilis ATCC 6633   0.156 5 0.078 0.156 5 5
Bacillus cereus ATCC 14579   0.039 20 0.156 20 10 20
Staphylococcus aureus ATCC 25923   0.625 20 2.5 10 0.312 0.625
Staphylococcus epidermis ATCC 12228   0.156 0.312    5 10
Enterococcus faecalis ATCC29212   1.25 10 0 0 2.5 20
Micrococcus luteus ATCC1880   0.312 20 2.5 10 10 10
Listeria monocytogenes (food isolate 2132)   0.156 0.625 2.5 5 2.5 10
Gram negative       
Salmonella enterica (food isolate)   0.078 2.5 0.312 5 5 5
Klebsiella pneumoniae ATCC 10031   0.312 5 0.312 10 10 10
Fungal strains MIC MFC MIC MFC MIC MFC
Aspergillus niger CTM 10099   0.312 2.5 1.25 20 0.625 5
Aspergillus flavus (food isolate)   0.625 5 2.5 20 1.25 10
Fusarium graminearum (ISPAVE271)   1.25 10 0.625 5 0.312 5
Fusarium oxysposium (ISAVE21w)   1.25 5 0.312 2.5 0.156 5
Alternaria alternata (CTM 10230)   0.625 5 1.25 10 0.625 5
Rhizopus nigrcans (CTM 101052)   1.25 20 1.25 20 0. 10
  1. Values are expressed on mg/ml.
  2. MIC: Minimum inhibitory concentrations.
  3. MBC: Minimum bactericidal concentrations.
  4. MFC: Minimum fungicidal concentrations.
  5. EtOAcE: ethyl acetate extract.
  6. MeOHE: methanol extract.
  7. EO: essential oil.