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Table 5 Human and livestock 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 and livestock ailments No. of medicinal plants
1 Cancer 19
2 Headache 15
3 Coughing and sneezing 14
4 Diarrhea 14
5 Wound 13
6 Eye pain 13
7 Weight gain 13
8 Toothache 12
9 ‘Dingetegna’/Sudden illness 11
10 Worms 10
11 Swelling 10
  Others 62
  Total 207