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Table 4 Medicinal plants documented in this study that are considered to have potential in the development of new medicinal products with commercial value [47, 48]

From: Diversity of use and local knowledge of wild and cultivated plants in the Eastern Cape province, South Africa

Species Plant parts used
Acacia karroo Bark, exudate, leaf
Alepidea amatymbica Root
Aloe arborescens Leaf gel
Aloe ferox Exudate, leaf gel
Aloe marlothii Exudate
Artemisia afra Essential oil, leaves
Bulbine frutescens Leaf gel
Carpobrotus edulis Leaves, fruits
Elephantorrhiza elephantina Roots
Gunnera perpensa Roots
Helichrysum nudifolium Leaves
Helichrysum odoratissimum Essential oil, leaves
Hypoxis hemerocallidea Roots
Leonotis leonurus Leaves
Lippia javanica Leaves
Mentha longifolia Leaves
Pittosporum viridiflorum Bark
Prunus africana Bark
Tulbaghia alliacea Leaves
Tulbaghia violacea Leaves
Typha capensis Roots
Withania somnifera Leaves, roots
Xysmalobium undulatum Roots
Ziziphus mucronata Leaves, roots