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Table 6 Reported biological activity of the plant species with FI value ≥70

From: Ethnobotanical knowledge of the lay people of Blouberg area (Pedi tribe), Limpopo Province, South Africa

Plant species Relevant Biological activities reported by other authors References
Blepharis diversispina None reported None Reported thus far.
Sclerocarrya birrea Analgesic, anti-inflammatory, antimicrobial, anti-proliferative, anti-oxidant, pro-apoptotic, anti-diarrhoeal, [54,55,56,57]
Elephantorrhiza burkei Anti-microbial, Anti-inflammatory; [37, 45]
Peltophorum africanum Anti-HIV, antimicrobial, anti-diabetic, anthelmintic, [58, 59]
Waltheria indica Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, anti-malarial, antiviral, antidiarrheal, analgesic anti-inflammatory [60, 61]
Securidaca longipedunculata Antimicrobial, anti-malarial, anthelmintic, anti-inflammatory, anti-diabetic, anti-oxidant, anti-parasitic [62]
Cissus quadrangularis Antimicrobial, Antioxidant, anti-malarial, antiviral, antidiarrheal, analgesic anti-inflammatory [63]
Elephantorrhiza elephantina Antimicrobial [37]