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Table 4 Fidelity level value of medicinal plants commonly reported against a given veterinary ailment category

From: Ethnoveterinary plants of Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

No Medicinal plant Therapeutic category IP IU FL Value%
1 Embelia schimperi Vatke Gastro-intestinal 36 40 90
2 Rubus steudnerii Schweinf. Gastro-intestinal 26 31 84
3 Croton macrostachyus Del. Dermatological 25 30 83
4 Achyranthes aspera L. External injuries, bleeding and poisoning 39 48 81
5 Phytolacca dodecandra L’ Herit. Ecto and endo-parasites 23 29 79
6 Cissampelos mucronata A. Rich. Respiratory 24 32 75
7 Trichocladus ellipticus Eckl. & Zeyh. Sensorial 19 27 70
8 Withania somnifera (L.) Dun. Musculo-skeletal 28 39 71
9 Aeonium leucoblepharum Webb ex A. Richard Reproductive 17 23 74
10 Ocimum lamiifoium Hochst. Gastro-intestinal 30 38 66