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Table 3 Fidelity Level value of medicinal plants commonly reported against a given ailment category

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

No Medicinal plant Therapeutic category Ip Iu FL value (%)
1 Zehneria scabra (Linn.f.) Sond. Febrile 19 20 95
2 Hagenia abyssinica (Bruce) J.F. Gmel. Gastro-intestinal and parasitic 15 16 93.75
3 Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst. Febrile 14 15 93.33
4 Thalictrum rhynchocarpum Dill. & Rich. Gastro-intestinal and parasitic 22 24 91.6
5 Echinops kebericho Mesfin Evil spirit 17 19 89.47
6 Croton macrostachyus Del. Dermatological 23 26 88.46
7 Embelia schimperi Vatke Gastro-intestinal and parasitic 14 16 87.5
8 Cyatula cylinderica Moq. External injuries, bleeding and snake bite 11 13 84.6
9 Jasminum abyssinicum Hochst. Gastro-intestinal and parasitic 10 13 76.92
10 Olea europaea L. subsp. cuspidata (Wall. ex G. Don) Dermatological 15 18 83.33
11 Asparagus africanus Lam. Urogenital and venereal 7 10 70