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Table 6 FI for plant species used to treat evil eye, malaria and rabies

From: Ethnopharmacologic survey of medicinal plants used to treat human diseases by traditional medical practitioners in Dega Damot district, Amhara, Northwestern Ethiopia

Ailments Percentage of informants Species Np N FI (Np/N)
Evil eye 30 Allium sativum 6 8 0.75
34 Echinops kebericho 7 11 0.64
Rabies 9 Guizotia abyssinica 4 5 0.8
34 Phytolacca dodecandra 8 9 0.89
Malaria 19 Urtica simensis 10 15 0.67
36 Croton macrostachyus 7 9 0.78
5 Euphorbia abyssinica 5 12 0.42
  1. Np number of TMPs who used the medicinal plant for the same purpose, N number of TMPs who used the medicinal plant for various purposes