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Table 26 The calculation of the disease-treating potential Ps,d,cfor the hypothetical example of plant species A, B, and C being used to treat diseases X and Y in culture M.

From: A quantitative synthesis of the medicinal ethnobotany of the Malinké of Mali and the Asháninka of Peru, with a new theoretical framework

Culture M
Plants A B C
Diseases    
X 0.316 0.268 0.230
Y 0.313 0.346 0.312
Plant total 0.629 0.614 0.542
Normalized (1/ND = 0.5) 0.314 0.307 0.271