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Table 2 Extraction procedure to prepare homemade single-species herbal remedy reports (HSHR): 145 HSHR from German speaking Cantons (GeC‐HSHR) named by 31 farmers

From: Swiss ethnoveterinary knowledge on medicinal plants – a within-country comparison of Italian speaking regions with north-western German speaking regions

Botanical family Plant species witch ≥ 3 named GeC‐HSHR   On farm extraction procedure
(Number of named plants species in this family) (Number indicate the frequency of mentioned 145 GeC‐HSHR) CP None Water Alcohol Oil/Fat
     Room temperature Infusion Decoction Room temperature Room temperature Heated up
Asteraceae (5) all Asteraceae (36) 5 1   13 7 3 3 4
 Matricaria recutita L. (18)         
  Flos (15) 1    8 5 1   
  Herba (3)     2 1    
 Calendula officinalis L. (8)         
  Flos (8) 1       3 4
 Arnica montana L. (5)         
  Flos (5) 3      2   
 Achillea millefolium L. agg. (4)         
  Herba (3)   1   2     
  Flos (1)      1    
other Asteraceae1 (1)     1     
Rubiaceae (1)  Coffea spp (9)         
  Semen (9)     9     
Boraginaceae (1)  Symphytum officinale L. agg. (9)         
  Radix (8) 4     1 1   2
  Folium (1)   1       
Urticaceae (1)  Urtica dioica L. agg. (8)         
  Herba (4)   4       
  Folium (4)   3   1     
Fagaceae (1)  Quercus robur L. agg. (7)         
  Cortex (7)   4   2 1    
Lamiaceae (2) all Lamiaceae (7) 1 3   3     
 Thymus vulgaris L. (6)         
  Herba (6)   3   3     
other Lamiaceae2 (1) 1        
Rosaceae (4) all Rosaceae (7)   2 2 1 1 1   
Potentilla erecta (L.) Raeusch agg. (3).         
  Rhizoma (3)    2 a    1   
other Rosaceae3 (4)   2   1 1    
Rhamnaceae (1)  Rhamnus cathartica L. (8)         
  Herba (8)   8       
Polygonaceae (1)  Rumex obtusifolius L. agg. (6)         
  Radix (3)      3    
  Folium (2)       1 1  
  Herba cum radice (1)   1       
Theaceae (1) Camellia sinensis (L.) O. Kuntze. (5)         
  Folium (5)     5     
Brassicaceae (2) all Brassicaceae (5)   4   1     
Armoracia rusticana P. Gaertn. & al. (4)         
  Radix (4)   3   1     
other Brassicaceae4 (1)   1       
Hypericaceae (1)  Hypericum perforatum L. agg. (3)         
  Flos (2)        2  
  Herba (1)        1  
Linaceae (1)  Linum usitatissimum L. agg. (3)         
  Semen (3)   1    2    
Berberidaceae (1)  Berberis vulgaris L. (3)         
    Herba (3)   3       
Others (20) other plant species 5 (29) 4 8 2 4 6   2 3
Total (43)   14 43 4 39 21 6 9 9
  1. 1Asteraceae (1): Artemisia absinthium L. (1); 2Lamiaceae (1): Origanum vulgare L. agg. (1); 3 Rosaceae (3): Alchemilla mollis (Buser) Rothm. (2), Malus domestica Borkh. (1), Potentilla anserina L. (1); 4Brassicaceae (1): Capsella bursa‐pastoris (L.) Medikus agg. (1); 5 Pinaceae (2): Abies alba Mill. (2), Picea abies (L.) H. Karst. (2), Malvaceae (2): Althaea officinalis L. (2), Malva sylvestris L. (1), Apiaceae (2): Foeniculum vulgare Mill. (2), Carum carvi L. (1), Cannabaceae (1): Cannabis sativa L. (2), Aspidiaceae (1): Dryopteris filix‐mas L. (2), Araliaceae (1): Panax ginseng C.A. Meyer (2), Lauraceae (2): Laurus nobilis (1), Cinnamomum camphora L. (1), Poaceae (1): Avena sativa L. (2), Scrophulariaceae (1): Euphrasia officinalis L. (2), Juglandaceae (1): Juglans regia L. (1), Ericaceae (1): Arctostaphylos uva‐ursi (L.) Sprengel (1), Caprifoliaceae (1): Sambucus nigra L. (1), Xanthorrhoeaceae (1): Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f. (1), Papaveraceae (1): Chelidonium majus L. (1), Rutaceae (1): Citrus x limon (L.) Burm.f. (1), Liliaceae (1): Allium cepa L. (1) a Rosaceae; Potentilla erecta (L.) Raeusch. agg.: 1x extraction with milk
  2. CP: commercial products