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Table 11 The relative healing potential of the top 20 most cited medicinal plants used against particular disease

From: Quantitative ethnopharmacological documentation and molecular confirmation of medicinal plants used by the Manobo tribe of Agusan del Sur, Philippines

No.Scientific nameParticular use or diseaseIpIuFL%
1Carica papaya L.Dengue fever158158100
2Premna odorata BlancoCough with phlegm238238100
3Cinnamomum mercadoi S.VidalStomach trouble223223100
4Tinospora crispa (L.) Hook. f. & ThomsonJoint pain157157100
5Ficus concinna (Miq.) Miq.Fracture and dislocation4141100
6Piper decumanum L.Anesthetic6868100
7Pipturus arborescens (Link) C.B.Rob.Herpes simplex5959100
8Rhinacanthus nasutus (L.) KurzNervous breakdown444598
9Stenomeris borneensis Oliv.Urinary bladder swelling13313698
10Micromelum minutum (G.Forst.) Wight & Arn.Hemorrhage707297
11Piper nigrum L.Skin rashes and itchiness20321495
12Jatropha gossypifolia L.Discharging ear596394
13Orthosiphon aristatus (Blume) Miq.Diabetes687294
14Ormosia macrodisca BakerAtherosclerosis636991
15Sida rhombifolia L.Cramp and spasm717990
16Pseudelephantopus spicatus (Juss.) RohrUrinary tract infection859589
17Anodendron borneense (King & Gamble) D.J.MiddletonPregnancy384388
18Arcangelisia flava (L.) Merr.Tumor738487
19Hellenia speciosa (J.Koenig) GovaertsGoiter445285
20Ficus septica Burm.f.Eye problem323982
  1. FL% percentage of fidelity level, Ip the number of informants who independently cited the use of a species for a particular use or disease, Iu the total number of informants who mentioned the plant for any use or purpose regardless of category