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Table 3 Familiarity index (FI) of medicinal plants In Maale (M), Ari 1 (A1) and Ari 2 (A2)

From: Use and management of traditional medicinal plants by Maale and Ari ethnic communities in southern Ethiopia

Scientific name Family name Illness Frequency FI Site
Meyna tetraphylla Rubiaceae Ascariasis 11 0.42 M
Plectranthus barbatus Lamiaceae Amoebiasis 11 0.42 M
Ozoroa insignis Anacardiaceae Ascariasis 11 0.42 M
Hypoestes forskaolii Acanthaceae Stomach ache 10 0.38 M
Ocimum basilicum Lamiaceae Stomach ache 10 0.38 M
Celosia trigyna Amaranthaceae Tapeworm 10 0.38 M
Plectranthus barbatus Lamiaceae Stomach ache 10 0.38 M
Solanum dasyphyllum Solanaceae Stomach ache 16 0.67 A1
Indigofera spicata Leguminosae Ascariasis 12 0.50 A1
Ruta chalepensis Rutaceae Stomach ache 12 0.50 A1
Plumbago zeylanica Plumbaginaceae Snake bite 10 0.42 A1
Acmella caulirhiza Compositae Tonsillitis 9 0.38 A1
Kosteletzkya adoensis Malvaceae Fresh cut to stop bleeding 9 0.38 A1
Vernonia amygdalina Compositae Malaria 9 0.38 A1
Citrus aurantifolia Rutaceae Oral trash 9 0.38 A1
Acmella caulirhiza Compositae Tooth ache 8 0.33 A1
Oxalis radicosa Oxalidaceae Fresh cut to stop bleeding 8 0.33 A1
Rhamnus prinoides Rhamnaceae Tonsillitis 8 0.33 A1
Citrus aurantifolia Rutaceae Food poisoning 8 0.33 A1
Solanum dasyphyllum Solanaceae Stomach ache 10 0.42 A2
Garcinia livingstonei Clusiaceae Oral trash 10 0.42 A2
Millettia ferruginea Leguminosae Close wound caused by Jiggers 9 0.38 A2
Nicotiana tabacum Solanaceae Leeches 8 0.33 A2
Hagenia abyssinica Rosaceae Tape worm 8 0.33 A2