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Table 5 Informant consensus factor (ICF) values for aliments categories

From: Study of plants traditionally used in public and animal health management in Seharti Samre District, Southern Tigray, Ethiopia

Disease categories No. of species Species (%) No. of use citations Use citations (%) ICF
Abdominal irritation and vomiting 4 4.4 23 1 0.86
Bleeding and epistaxis 3 3.3 17 .8 0.88
Cardiovascular problems 5 5.6 85 3.7 0.95
Evil eye 15 16.7 287 12.6 0.95
Fungal diseases 14 15.6 138 6 .91
Head and tooth aches 8 8.9 60 2.6 0.88
Hepatitis 7 7.8 122 5 0.95
Infectious wounds and scabies 23 25.6 260 11 0.92
Intestinal parasites infection, diarrhoea and stomach ache 26 28.9 281 12 0.91
Malaria 8 8.9 79 3.5 0.91
Febrile illness 8 8.9 231 10 0.97
Non infectious swelling 10 11.1 87 3.7 0.89
Respiratory disease 16 17.8 136 6 0.89
Rheumatism and arthritis 15 16.7 105 4.6 0.87
Sensorial disease 11 12.2 102 4 0.90
Snake and scorpion bites 8 8.8 91 4 0.92
Urinary and placental retention 6 6.7 50 2.2 0.90
Venereal disease and reproductive organ problems 12 13.3 72 3 0.86
Warts and haemorrhoids 8 8.9 111 4.9 0.94