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Table 3 Inhibitory in vitro effects of the commercial Artemisia essential oils on Candida albicans (ATCC 10231)

From: Chemical characterization by GC-MS and in vitro activity against Candida albicans of volatile fractions prepared from Artemisia dracunculus, Artemisia abrotanum, Artemisia absinthium and Artemisia vulgaris

Essential oil Inhibition zone diameter (mm ± SD)
A. dracunculus 15.5 ± 2.1
A. abrotanum 20.0 ± 1.4
A. absinthium 17.0 ± 1.4
A. vulgaris 12.5 ± 0.7
Nystatin (positive control) 15.0 ± 0
Blank filter paper (negative control) 6.0 ± 0