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Table 6 Single medicinal plant species prescribed for treatment of higher number of ailments

From: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia

Plant species name No. of ailment treated Plant species name No. of ailment treated
Justicia schimperiana 11 Achyranthes aspera, Cucumis ficifolius and Euphorbia abyssinica 7 each
Croton macrostachyus, Verbena officinalis and Solanum incanum 9 each Ferula communis, Cynoglossum, coeruleum, Asparagus africanus, Calpurnia aurea 6 each
Phytolacca dodecandra 8