Table 5 : Antibacterial activity of Nigella sativa oil with disc diffusion assay method.

Run Average of inhibition zone (cm) against pathogen bacteria
EC O157
(100% NS)
BS (3% NS) ST (100% NS) SA (3% NS) MA (10% NS)
1 - 2.50 - 0.60 0.20
2 - 2.50 - 0.63 0.25
3 - 2.80 - 0.60 0.35
4 - 1.00 - 0.20 0.20
5 - 2.15 - 0.30 0.20
6 - 0.90 - 0.30 0.30
7 - 0.75 - 0.30 0.15
8 - 0.95 - 0.30 0.15
9 - 1.00 - 0.30 0.15

Note:
NS : Nigella sativa oil
EC O157 : E. coli O157
BS : Bacillus subtilis
ST : Salmonella typhimurium
SA : Stapylococcus aureus
MA : Methicillin- Resistance Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA)
- : not show inhibition

R Tjandrawinata et al.Biochemical Compounds  2013 1:1DOI : 10.7243/2052-9341-1-1