In vitro antibacterial activity of some plant essential oils

  title={In vitro antibacterial activity of some plant essential oils},
  author={Seenivasan Prabuseenivasan and Manickkam Jayakumar and S Ignacimuthu},
  journal={BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine},
  pages={39 - 39}
BACKGROUND To evaluate the antibacterial activity of 21 plant essential oils against six bacterial species. METHODS The selected essential oils were screened against four gram-negative bacteria (Escherichia coli, Klebsiella pneumoniae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Proteus vulgaris) and two gram-positive bacteria Bacillus subtilis and Staphylococcus aureus at four different concentrations (1:1, 1:5, 1:10 and 1:20) using disc diffusion method. The MIC of the active essential oils were tested using… CONTINUE READING
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