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Table 9 Results of Informants consensus factor (ICF) for more prevalent health problems of the District

From: Ethnobotany of medicinal plants in Ada’a District, East Shewa Zone of Oromia Regional State, Ethiopia

More prevalent disease category List of plant species used and number of citation in the bracket Total no. of species Total no. of citation ICF
Retained placenta Solanecio gigas(7) 1 7 1.00
Skeleto-muscular disorder Ajuga integerifolia (4), Pterolobium stellatum (5) 2 9 0.88
Febril illness & General malaise Allium sativum (3), Croton macrostachyus (6), Eucalyptus globulus (7), Fuerstia africana (1), Lantana camara (2), Leonotis raineriana (1), Leucas martinicensis (8), Myrtus communis (3), Ocimum gratissimum (15), Ocimum lamiifolium (24), Otostegia integrifolia (12) 11 82 0.87
Circulatory disorder Allium cepa (6), Nicotiana tabacum (3), Thymus schimperi (8) 3 17 0.87
Gastro-intestinal disorder Achyranthes aspera (11), Ajuga integerifolia (8), Allium sativum(5), Aloe macrocarpa (3), Artemisia abyssinica (12), Asparagus africanus (7), Asparagus racemosus (9), Capsicum annuum (5), Carissa spinarium (3), Citrus x limon (5), Clerodendrum myricoides (4), Croton macrostachyus (5), Cucumis ficifolius (14), Cyathula cylindrica (4), Embelia schimperi (8), Eucalyptus globulus (4), Foeniculum vulgare (5), Grewia ferruginea (4), Lippia adoensis (4), Myrica salicifolia (4), Ruta chalepensis (29), Vernonia amygdalina (3), Rumex nepalensis (3) 23 159 0.86
Urine Retention Foeniculum vulgare (6), Rumex nepalensis (4), Zehneria scabra (3) 3 13 0.83
Gynaecological disorder Achyranthes aspera (4), Solanum marginatum (3), Stephania abyssinica (3) 3 10 0.78