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Table 4 Top 20 medicinal dietary plants with highest use value in Mile City

From: Medicinal dietary plants of the Yi in Mile, Yunnan, China

Scientific name Medicinal uses FUI UV
Amorphophallus konjac Coughs 4.90 0.93
Cucurbita moschata Acaricide 4.90 0.93
Phyllanthus emblica Pharyngolaryngitis; coughs 4.90 0.93
Zea mays Removing kidney stones 4.90 0.93
Juglans regia Anthelmintic; relieving itching 4.90 0.91
Litsea pungens Gastritis 4.90 0.90
Allium sativum Rhinitis; anthelmintic 4.70 0.90
Houttuynia cordata Coughs; moistening the lung 4.60 0.90
Capsicum annuum Diaphoretic 4.60 0.90
Auricularia auricula Deafness; hypertension 4.20 0.89
Taraxacum mongolicum Analgesic; diuretic 4.50 0.89
Sechium edule Gastritis; colitis 4.50 0.88
Mentha canadensis Pneumonia; relieving asthma 4.20 0.88
Zingiber officinale Headache; Diaphoretic 4.50 0.87
Oenanthe javanica Hypertension 4.20 0.83
Camellia sinensis Hyperglyceridemia 4.30 0.82
Vicia faba Tonifying the spleen; edemas 3.80 0.71
Eriobotrya japonica Coughs; reducing sputum 2.80 0.67
Musa basjoo Tonifying the spleen; diuretic 3.50 0.65
Amomum tsao-ko Renal colic 3.30 0.65