Table 4

Post-inhibition analysisa
Compound E. coli B. subtilis M. mycoides capri
Astragalus-Aq resistant resistant resistant
Astragalus- ETOH resistant bacteriostatic bactericidal
Astragalus-com resistant resistant resistant
Goldenseal-Aq resistant resistant bacteriostatic
Goldenseal-ETOH bacteriostatic bactericidal bacteriostatic
Goldenseal-com bactericidal resistant resistant
Elderberry (365) bactericidal resistant bactericidal
Elderberry (G) bacteriostatic bacteriostatic bacteriostatic
Oregano leaf bactericidal bactericidal bactericidal
Oregano oil bactericidal bactericidal bacteriostatic
Colloidal Silver resistant bactericidal bactericidal
Thyme bactericidal resistant bactericidal
Calendula resistant resistant resistant

aDefinition of terms: “resistant”-species was resistant to the compound; no analysis performed; “bacteriostatic”: compound was shown to be bacteriostatic by growth upon subculture; “bactericidal”: compound was shown to be bactericidal by lack of growth upon subculture. N = 2 replicates.

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