Conc. of the Extracts (mg/ml) Average Zone of Inhibition (mm)
MBE MLE MPE MRE MSE +ve Control -ve Control
100 - 16.3 14.3 - 11.0 - -
50 8.0 12.0 10.3 11.3 9.0 38.0 8.0
25 8.0 8.0 8.0 11.0 8.0 - -
12.5 8.0 - - 8.0 - - -
MIC (mg/ml) 50.0 25.0 50.0 25.0 25.0    
MBC (mg/ml) >50 >100 >100 >50 >100    
Positive control=Ciprofloxacin (50 mg/ml), Negative control=Distilled H2O, p-value <0.05 is considered significant, the highest concentrations were compared with the standards using Student’s t-test, Diameter of the Cork Borer=8 mm.
Table 3: Antimicrobial analysis of the ethanol extract of Moringa oleifera Lam on Staphylococcus aureus.