Table 3: Mean MBC values of ethyl acetate and ethanol extracts of seed, flesh, and mace of Myristica fragrans against oral pathogens.

Mean minimum bactericidal concentration
Bacteria speciesExtracts(MBC) value ± 0.00 (SD) (mg/mL)
FleshSeedMace

Streptococcus mutans ATCC 25175Ethyl acetate2.540ND
Ethanol102040
Streptococcus mitis ATCC 6249 Ethyl acetate1.254040
Ethanol102010
Streptococcus salivarius ATCC 13419Ethyl acetate0.625320ND
Ethanol1080640
Aggregatibacter actinomycetemcomitans ATCC 29522 Ethyl acetate2040ND
Ethanol204080
Porphyromonas gingivalis ATCC 33277Ethyl acetate10320ND
Ethanol404040
Fusobacterium nucleatum ATCC 25586Ethyl acetateNDNDND
EthanolNDNDND

Lowest MIC value indicates the highest inhibitory effect.
ND: no detectable data.