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Table 3 Human ailments that can be treated by medicinal plants

From: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the Hawassa Zuria District, Sidama zone, Southern Ethiopia

No. Human ailments No. of medicinal plants
1 Stomachache 41
2 Headache 28
3 Malaria 18
4 Gastritis 15
5 ‘Mitch’ 14
6 Amoeba 12
7 Goiter 12
8 Tuberculosis 11
9 Gonorrhea 11
10 Urine problems 10
11 ‘Fancho’/‘shifeta’ 10
12 Liver disease 10
13 ‘Kintarot’ 9
14 ‘Dingetegna’/Sudden illness 9
15 Hypertension 9
16 Toothache 7
17 Skin disease 6
  Others 70
  Total 276