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Table 5 The medicinal plants with higher RI

From: Yao herbal medicinal market during the Dragon Boat Festival in Jianghua County, China

Name Medicinal effectiveness type Modalities RI
Cirsium japonicum (Thunb.) Fisch. ex DC. Nourishing, treating gynopathy, promoting blood circulation, stopping bleeding, eliminating inflammation Decoction, external use, medicinal bath 0.49
Verbena officinalis L. Treating rheumatism, treating venomous snake bite, heat clearing, promoting blood circulation, eliminating inflammation Decoction, external use, medicinal bath 0.49
Achillea millefolium L. Treating rheumatism, traumatic injury, treating gynopathy, snake bite External use; decoction water; medicinal bath 0.47
Rotala rotundifolia (Buch.-Ham. ex Roxb.) Koehne Heat clearing, traumatic injury, treating snake bite, skin disease Decoction, external use, medicinal bath 0.47
Pterospermum heterophyllum Hance Treating rheumatism, relaxing tendons and activating collaterals, relieving pain, treating arthritis, Herbal tea, medicinal bath, food (stew with chicken) 0.47
Agrimonia pilosa Ledeb Treating gastrointestinal disease, diminishing inflammation, stopping bleeding, treating heatstroke Medicinal bath, medicine, herbal tea 0.47
Artemisia dubia Wall. ex Bess. Treating rheumatism, heat clearing and detoxifying, diminishing inflammation, expelling parasite Decoction, external use, medicinal bath 0.47
Hedyotis auricularia L. Heat clearing and detoxifying, treating gastrointestinal disease, relieving cough, treating cold, promoting blood circulation, skin disease, snake bite Herbal tea, medicinal bath 0.40
Achillea millefolium L. Treating rheumatism, traumatic injury, treating gynopathy, snake bite External use, decoction water, medicinal bath 0.47