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Table 2 Multiple medicinal plants treatment with parts used and preparation

From: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by people in Zegie Peninsula, Northwestern Ethiopia

Species Family Local name Use(s) Parts used and preparation
1 Pavonia urens Cav. Malvaceae Ablalit 'sinfete wesib' (impotence) Root powder taken with tella (local beverage) orally
2 Asparagus africanus Lam. Asparagaceae Set Kest   
3 Ferrula communis L. Apiacae Dog (Ramiron)   
4 Clerodendrum myricoides (Hochst.) Vatke Verbenaceae Misrich   
1 Carissa spinarum L. Apocynaceae Agam evil eye Sprinkling root powder on burning charcoal and inhaling smoke
2 Capparis tomentosa Lam. Capparidaceae Gumero   
3 Verbascum sinaiticum Benth. Scrophulariaceae Daba Keded   
4 Achyranthes aspera L. Amaranthaceae Telenzje   
5 Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex A. Nees) T. Anders Acanthaceae Sensel (Smiza)   
1 Carissa spinarum L. Apocynaceae Agam evil eye Sprinkling root powder on burning charcoal and smoke inhaled
2 Capparis tomentosa Lam. Capparidaceae Gumero   
3 Asparagus africanus Lam. Asparagaceae Set Kest   
4 Clausena anisata (Willd.) Benth Rutaceae Limchi   
5 Draceana steudeneri Engl. Dracaenaceae Etse Patos   
6 Justicia schimperiana (Hochst. ex A. Nees) T. Anders Acanthaceae Senel   
7 Echinops kebericho Mesfin Asteraceae Kebercho   
8 Ruta chalepensis L. Rutaceae Tena Adam   
9 Allium sativum L. Alliaceae Nech Shnkurt   
1 Carissa spinarum L. Apocynaceae Agam evil eye Root paste with water taken orally
2 Capparis tomentosa Lam. Capparidaceae Gumero   
3 Clausena anisata (Willd.) Benth Rutaceae Limchi   
1 Croton marcostachyus Del. Euphorbiaceae Bissana stomachache disorder Leaves, root and seeds boiled in butter taken orally
2 Solanum indicum L. Solanaceae Nech Embuay   
3 Eragrostis tef (Zucc.) Trotter Poaceae Tef   
1 Brucea antidysenterica J. F. Mill. Simaroubaceae Aballo (Waginos) 'chiffea' Dressing root paste with honey
2 Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich. Cucurbitaceous Yemidir Embuay   
1 Brucea antidysenterica J. F. Mill. Simaroubaceae Aballo craziness Bathing with crushed fresh leaves and root
2 Podocarpus gracilis Podocarpaceae Zigba