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Table 1 Popular plant taxa used in at least three case studies with a cumulative RI value higher than 1

From: Taming the pandemic? The importance of homemade plant-based foods and beverages as community responses to COVID-19

Plant taxa Common name (English) # Case studies reporting Sum of RI
Zingiber officinale Roscoe Ginger 14 4.9
Allium sativum L. Garlic 12 3.8
Allium cepa L. Onion 9 3.7
Curcuma longa L. Turmeric 7 2.9
Citrus limon (L.) Osbeck Lemon 7 2.7
Matricaria chamomilla L. Chamomile 5 1.8
Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze Tea 5 1.6
Urtica dioica L. Nettle 4 1.4
Capsicum annuum L. Chili pepper 4 1.2
Malus domestica Borkh. Apple 6 1.1
  1. The RI (relative importance) value was calculated as the proportion of people (or Internet posts for Belarus, Lithuania, and Poland) mentioning a plant species in each case study (by country, city, or region). The cumulative RI value represents the sum over all case studies
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