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Table 4 Antibacterial activity of extracts (aqueous, ethanol, and methanol) of A. millefolium, B. ciliata, and A. vera (mean values of zone of inhibition (in mm) including the diameter of disc 6 mm) against S. aureus and E. coli

From: In vitro total phenolics, total flavonoids, antioxidant and antibacterial activities of selected medicinal plants using different solvent systems

Plants Bacteria The extracts (at the concentration of 100 mg/mL DMSO)
Aqueous Ethanol Methanol DMSO Gentamycin (100 mg/mL DMSO)
A. millefolium S. aureus 20.00 ± 1.05c 23.00 ± 1.6b 24.33 ± 1.21b nt 31.33 ± 1.21a
E. coli 10.00 ± 0.66b 23.67 ± 1.5a 11.00 ± 0.66b nt 23.67 ± 1.60a
B. ciliata S. aureus 20.33 ± 1.01c 20.33 ± 2.33bc 24.00 ± 1.03b nt 31.33 ± 1.21a
E. coli 17.67 ± 0.66b 15.33 ± 0.58b 23.67 ± 2.14a nt 23.67 ± 1.60a
A. vera S. aureus 15.67 ± 1.60c 20.67 ± 1.60b 27.67 ± 1.21b nt 31.33 ± 1.21a
E. coli 14.00 ± 1.05c 17.66 ± 0.60b 22.33 ± 1.40a nt 23.67 ± 1.60a
  1. nt: not detected. Different letters in a row indicate the significant different between the values at p = 0.05 by least significant difference test