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Table 3 Fidelity level of some common medicinal plants

From: Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Adwa District, Central Zone of Tigray Regional State, Northern Ethiopia

Scientific name Main ailment treated IP IU FL % R
Kalanchoe quartiniana A. Rich Blackleg 108 110 0.98 98 1st
Rhamnus prinoides L’Her Uvula enlargement 52 56 0.93 93 2nd
Argemone mexicana L Wound 27 30 0.9 90 3rd
Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal Paralyses 81 91 0.89 89 4th
Schinus molle L Tonsillitis 48 59 0.81 81 5th
Clematis hirsuta Guill. and Perr Tonsillitis 45 57 0.79 79 6th
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich Abdominal pain 105 142 0.74 74 7th
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f Malaria 66 90 0.73 73 8th
Solanum incanum L Swelling 37 51 0.73 73 8th
Artemisia abyssinica Sch.Bip. ex A. Rich Evil eye 10 15 0.67 67 9th
Plumbago zeylanica L Jaundice / ‘Sray’ 23 37 0.62 62 10th
Euclea racemosa L Injury/Fresh wound 22 37 0.59 59 11th
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Delile Jaundice 36 69 0.52 52 12th