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Table 8 Paired comparison of five commonly used medicinal plants to treat paralysis and limb pain

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

Medicinal plant Key informant Total Rank
K-1 K-2 K-3 K-4 K-5 K-6 K-7 K-8
Withania somnifera (L.) Dunal 3 2 4 4 3 1 4 4 25 1st
Plumbago zeylanica L 2 4 1 2 4 4 2 3 22 2nd
Cucumis ficifolius A. Rich 4 3 2 3 2 3 2 2 21 3rd
Aloe vera (L.) Burm.f 0 1 1 1 0 2 1 1 7 4th
Croton macrostachyus Hochst. ex Delile 1 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 5 5th