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Table 27 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 N.

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

Culture N
Plants A B C
X 0.328 0.271 0.272
Y 0.333 0.354 0.324
Plant total 0.661 0.625 0.596
Normalized (1/ND = 0.5) 0.330 0.313 0.298