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Table 8 Informant consensus factor by categories of diseases in the study area, Wayu Tuka District

From: An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Wayu Tuka District, East Welega Zone of Oromia Regional State, West Ethiopia

Category No. of spp. Total % of spp. No. of use citation % of use citation ICF
Malaria and headache 7 5.5 42 13.0 0.85
Fibril illness, swelling and evil eye 9 7.0 40 12.4 0.79
Intestinal parasite, diarrhea, amoeba and stomach ache 17 13.5 60 19.0 0.72
Ear, eye and tooth ache (Organ) 7 5.5 23 7.5 0.71
Cattle ailments (Blackleg, Anthrax, Leech and External parasite) 14 11.0 30 10.0 0.55
Common cold and cough 8 6.0 16 5.0 0.53
Snake bite, spider poison and bat poison 16 12.6 28 9.0 0.44
Skin diseases, skin cut and wound 25 20.0 41 13.0 0.40
Lung, kidney and liver diseases (Organ) 8 6.0 12 4.0 0.36
Gonorrhea and menstruation 3 2.0 4 2.0 0.33
Rabies 7 5.5 9 3.0 0.25