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Table 3 Diseases categories with Informant Consensus Factor in the study area

From: Ethnobotanical investigation of medicinal plants in Buska Mountain range, Hamar district, Southwestern Ethiopia

Diseases category Number of plant species (Nt) Number of use citation (Nur) ICF
Malaria, fever, Sudden sickness, discomfort and headache 10 82 0.88
Gastrointestinal disorder(dry stomach, abdominal problem and diarrhea) 8 97 0.92
Allergic reaction, ecto-parasites, itching & skin ulcer 9 82 0.90
Snake bite, rabies and harmful insects bite 6 63 0.91
Evil spirit, epilepsy and evil eye 8 60 0.88
Tapeworm, ringworm, leeches and ascaris 7 56 0.89
Respiration problem and tonsillitis 5 41 0.90
Tuberculosis, common cold, blackleg/anthrax, & Pneumonia 8 82 0.91
Reproductive problem (Placental retention, menstrual problem, gonorrhea) 5 72 0.94
Dental (Tooth ache, teeth brushing and gum bleeding) 7 50 0.87
Hemorrhoid, wound and swelling 6 62 0.91