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Table 2 ICF values of traditional medicinal plants for treating human ailments in Ankober

From: Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia

No Disease category Species % all species Use citations % all use citations ICF
1 Gastro-intestinal and parasitic 20 14.81 65 19.75 0.70
2 Dermatological 13 9.62 41 12.46 0.70
3 Respiratory 7 5.18 18 5.47 0.65
4 Oral, dental and pharyngeal 6 4.44 14 4.25 0.62
5 Sensorial 8 5.92 17 5.16 0.56
6 Urogenital and venereal 15 11.11 30 9.11 0.52
7 Febrile 11 8.14 21 6.38 0.5
8 External injuries, bleeding and snake bite 13 9.62 19 5.77 0.33
9 Musculoskeletal and nervous system 21 15.55 28 8.51 0.26
10 Blood and lymphatic system 18 13.33 24 7.29 0.26
11 Evil spirit 21 15.55 22 6.68 0.05
12 Others 29 21.48 31 9.42 0.06