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Table 4 Ranking of 10 medicinal plants known in the study area by the local community as responded by 12 informants

From: Medicinal plants used in traditional medicine by Oromo people, Ghimbi District, Southwest Ethiopia

Species scientific name(s) *R1 R2 R3 R4 R5 R6 R7 R8 R9 R10 R11 R12 Total Rank
Glinus lotoides 10 9 8 8 9 9 10 9 9 10 8 9 108 1
Echinops kebericho 9 8 10 8 7 7 9 7 9 8 6 8 96 2
Brucea antidysentrica 5 6 7 5 8 6 6 7 6 7 6 6 75 5
Embelia schimperi 4 5 6 7 5 4 3 5 4 3 5 6 57 9
Allium sativum 8 7 6 8 6 8 10 6 8 7 8 7 89 3
Taverniera abyssinica 5 6 4 7 6 6 7 5 5 7 6 5 69 6
Vernonia amygdalina 4 5 5 6 7 4 5 6 7 4 4 5 62 8
Croton macroststchyus 6 7 5 5 6 4 6 5 5 5 5 6 65 7
Ocimum gratissimum 4 6 7 7 4 8 3 2 1 3 5 7 56 10
Ocimum sanctum 6 7 7 5 8 7 6 6 5 7 4 8 76 4
  1. *R = Respondent.