The antimicrobial activity of Olive pomace (OLP) and Pomegranate peels (POP) extracts and mix them against different bacteria isolated from clinical specimens


This study carried out to evaluate the antibacterial effect methanol and chloroform extraction of Olive pomace (OLP) and Pomegranate peels (POP) extracts and mixture of them against different bacteria isolated from clinical specimens include three bacterial isolates of Staphylococcus aureus and two isolates from Staphylococcus epidermidis and one isolate from Streptococcus viridians, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Escherichia coli, E. aerugenes and Streptococcus pyogens. The results of study showed that methanol extracts effect on all bacterial species. The higher inhibition rate of Pomegranate peels (POP) of staphylococcus aureus3 was (26.1) mm while the lower inhabitation rate was (16.3) mm of Staphylococcus epidermidis1 and methanol extracts of Olive pomace (OLP) extract, the higher inhibition rate of staphylococcus aureus1 was (22.5) mm while the lower inhabitation rate for Staphylococcus epidermidis1 was (16.6)mm while mixture of them showed that the higher inhibition rate of Pseudomonas aeruginosa was (24.0)mm while the lower inhabitation rate for Staphylococcus epidermidis1 was(15.6)mm,While treatment with chloroform extract did not show any effect on bacterial isolates.


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