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Table 8 Minimal bactericidal/fungicidal (MBC) 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 MBC/MFC (μg/mL)
Rose oils
Maragh Qamsar Sedeh Javinan Kamoo
S. aureus  > 1000 1000 1000  > 1000  > 1000
S. epidermidis 1000 500 250 1000 500
B. subtilis  > 1000 250  > 1000  > 1000  > 1000
Sh. dysenteriae 1000 500 1000 500 500
P. aeruginosa  > 1000  > 1000 1000 500 1000
E. coli  > 1000 1000  > 1000 250 1000
K. pneumonia 500 500  > 1000 1000 500
S. pyogenes 125 250  < 15.63 31.25 62.50
S. paratyphi-A 1000 500 125 250 500
C. albicans 500 500 250 62.50  > 1000
A. brasiliensis 500 1000 1000 1000 1000