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International Journal of Phytomedicine and Phytotherapy

Table 1 Antibacterial activity of Olea europaea leaf extracts of different solvent along with standard against P. acnes and S. epidermidis

From: Comprehensive evaluation of pharmacological properties of Olea europaea L. for Cosmeceuticals prospects

Pathogenic microbe Bactericidal activity
(IC50 and MIC mg/ml)
P. acnes Olea europaea Standard drug (Tetracycline)
Aqueous Methanolic Ethanolic Acetone
IC50 MIC IC50 MIC IC50 MIC IC50 MIC IC50 MIC
1.626 2.263 0.636 0.933 1.040 1.050 2.500 2.534 0.013 0.028
S. epidermidis Range (NA) Range (NA) 0.670 1.031 1.234 1.502 1.890 Range (NA) 0.106 0.159
  1. NA not active at particular concentration