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Table 7 Minimal inhibitory concentrations (MIC) obtained treating different microorganisms with essential oil of Rosa × damascena collected from sites of Kashan region of Iran

From: Variability in chemical composition and antimicrobial activity of essential oil of Rosa × damascena Herrm. from mountainous regions of Iran

Microbial strains MIC (μg/mL)
Rose oils Antibiotics
Maragh Qamsar Sedeh Javinan Kamoo Rifampin Gentamicin Nystatin
S. aureus 500 500 500 500 500 31.25 1.95 NA
S. epidermidis 500 500 250 250 500 1.95 1.95 NA
B. subtilis 250 250 250 250 250 31.25 3.90 NA
Sh. dysenteriae 250 125 250 250 500 15.36 3.90 NA
P. aeruginosa 62.50 62.50 62.50 125 62.50 31.25 7.81 NA
E. coli 125 125 250 250 500 15.63 31.25 NA
K. pneumoniae 250 250 250 250 250 15.63 3.90 NA
S. pyogenes 125 250  < 15.63  < 15.63 62.50 0.975 0.975 NA
S. paratyphi-A 250 250 125 250 250 15.63 3.90 NA
C. albicans 500 500 250 62.50  > 1000 NA NA 125
A. brasiliensis 500 1000 1000 1000 1000 NA NA 31.2