Research Article

Chemical Composition and Nutraceutical Potential of Indian Borage (Plectranthus amboinicus) Stem Extract

Table 2

Minimum inhibitory concentration (MIC) and minimum bactericidal concentration (MBC) of the methanolic extract of stem against selected foodborne pathogens.

PathogenMIC (ppm)*MBC (ppm)**
Methanolic extractNisin***Methanolic extractNisin***

E. coli 1750802000100
S. aureus 1500902000100
B. cereus 30001005000100
Y. enterocolitica 75070100080

Concentration (3 replications) where no visible growth was observed in broth.
Concentration (3 replications) where no growth was observed on agar plate.
Nisin was used as a positive control.