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Table 4 Inhibitory in vitro effects of the volatile fractions 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

Volatile fraction Inhibition zone diameter (mm ± SD)
A. dracunculus (oil) 15.5 ± 1.52
A. dracunculus (CH2Cl2) 13.0 ± 2.08
A. abrotanum (oil) 23.5 ± 1.52
A. abrotanum (CH2Cl2) 21.5 ± 3.51
A. absinthium (CH2Cl2) 13.0 ± 1.15
A. vulgaris (oil) 16.6 ± 1.57
A. vulgaris (CH2Cl2) 17.0 ± 1.15
Nystatin (positive control) 20.5 ± 4.04
Blank filter paper (negative control) 6.0 ± 0