Table 2

MIC in mg/mL of the leaf extracts of 13 plant species against A. fumigatus (AF), C. albicans (CA) and C. neoformans (CN) incubated for 12h and 24 h
Time and fungus 12h AF 24h AF 12h CA 24h CA 12h CN 24h CN Average 12 h Average 24h Degree FCA
Brachylaena discolor  0.31  0.61  0.31  0.31  0.08  0.16  0.23  0.36  65
Zanthoxylum capense  0.04  0.08  0.16  0.31  0.08  0.08  0.09  0.16  60
Clerodendrum glabrum  0.04  0.08  0.31  0.63  0.08  0.16  0.14  0.29  49
Heteromorpha trifoliata  0.63  1.25  0.31  0.63  0.16  0.16  0.37  0.68  54
Apodytes dimidiata  0.31  0.31  0.31  0.63  0.08  0.16  0.23  0.37  64
Strychnos mitis  0.31  0.63  0.31  0.63  0.63  0.63  0.42  0.63  66
Maesa lanceolata  0.31  0.31  0.16  0.31  0.16  0.63  0.21  0.42  50
Indigofera frutescens  0.08  0.31  0.16  0.16  0.16  0.16  0.13  0.21  63
Leucosidea sericea  0.16  1.25  0.31  0.31  0.08  0.16  0.18  0.57  32
Melia azedarach  0.31  0.63  0.16  0.31 0.63  0.63  0.37  0.52  70
Clausena anisata  0.02  0.04  0.63  0.63  0.16  0.16  0.27  0.28  98
Cyathea dregei  0.16  0.31  1.25  1.25  0.16  0.16  0.52  0.57  91
Milletia grandis  0.04  0.08  0.16  0.16  0.63  0.63  0.28  0.29  95
Average  0.21  0.45  0.35  0.48  0.24  0.30  0.26  0.41  65.9

Values below 0.1 mg/mL in bold font. Degree of fungicidal activity (FCA) calculated by dividing average of 12 h MIC by average 24 h MIC and multiplying by 100.

Adamu et al.

Adamu et al. BMC Complementary and Alternative Medicine 2012 12:213   doi:10.1186/1472-6882-12-213

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