TABLE 1.

Antimicrobial activity observed by disk diffusion assaya

AntibioticDiam of zone of inhibition (mm)
Control1 mM A2 mM A1 mM B2 mM B1 mM N2 mM N
Erythromycin242626.527.52929.533
Gentamicin18.52123252725.535
Vancomycin18182019212225
  • a The effects of increasing sesquiterpenoid concentrations on the susceptibility of S. aureus to erythromycin (15 μg), gentamicin (10 μg), or vancomycin (30 μg) were assayed. Abbreviations: A, apritone; B, bisabolol; N, nerolidol.