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Ethnobotanical Study of Indigenous Medicinal Plants of Jazan Region, Saudi Arabia

Table 4

Relative importance (RI) values for MPs used against specific ailments in Jazan region. RI=NP+NCS where NP is obtained by dividing the number of properties (reported specific ailments) attributed to a species divided by the total number of properties attributed to the most versatile species (species with the highest number of properties). NCS is the number of body systems (ailment categories) treated by a given species divided by the total number of body systems treated by the most versatile species.

Plant speciesNSCNSCRI

Ziziphus spina-christi, Calotropis procera 18/1812/122.00
Datura stramonium 17/1811/121.86
Withania somnifera, Aloe vera16/1811/121.81
Aerva javanica 13/1812/121.72
Citrullus colocynthis.13/1811/121.64
Blepharis ciliaris 18/187/121.58
Tribulus terrestris 12/1811/121.58
Abutilon Pannosum, Ricinus communis16/187/121.47
Adenium obesum, Acalypha fruticosa14/187/121.36
Senna alexandrina11/189/121.36
Ocimum basilicum 14/187/121.36
Tamarindus indica.13/187/121.31
Moringa peregrina 11/188/121.28
Tamarix aphylla14/186/121.28
Capparis spinosa, Solanum incanum, Achyranthes aspera 13/186/121.22
Artemisia abyssinica 11/187/121.19
Olea europaea 14/185/121.19
Capparis decidua 12/186/121.17
Ruta chalepensis10/187/121.14
Commiphora gileadensis, Myrtus communis9/187/121.08
Fumaria parviflora, Rumex nervosus, Zygophyllum coccineum10/186/121.06
Trachyspermum ammi 11/185/121.03
Anisotes trisulcus 7/187/120.97
Commiphora myrrha, Malva parviflora, Balanites aegyptiaca8/186/120.94
Leptadenia pyrotechnica, Cleome viscosa, Alhagi graecorum9/185/120.92
Marrubium vulgare 10/184/120.89
Achillea biebersteinii, Euphorbia schimperiana8/185/120.86
Salvadora persica 5/187/120.86
Dracaena ombet 9/184/120.83
Rhanterium epapposum, Lawsonia inermis, Rumex vesicarius7/185/120.81
Caralluma acutangula8/184/120.78
Cissus quadrangularis, Foeniculum vulgare, Cleome gynandra, Urtica pilulifera6/185/120.75
Dactyloctenium aegyptium 9/183/120.75
Nerium oleander, Cadaba farinosa7/184/120.72
Conyza incana, Juniperus procera, Grewia tenax, Plantago major, Tephrosia apollinea6/184/120.67
Rhazya stricta, Jatropha glauca, Amaranthus viridis, Acacia oerfota, Ficus carica5/184/120.61
Cleome brachycarpa, Coffea arabica, Clematis wightiana, Euphorbia retusa, Jasminum sambac6/183/120.58
Teucrium yemense, Peganum harmala, Zygophyllum album4/184/120.56
Avicennia marina, Sansevieria ehrenbergii, Asparagus africanus, Cleome amblyocarpa Acacia seyal, Hyoscyamus muticus, Plectranthus asirensis, Origanum majorana, Dodonaea viscosa5/183/120.53
Asphodelus tenuifolius, Fagonia bruguieri6/182/120.50
Pulicaria jaubertii, Azadirachta indica, Combretum molle4/183/120.47
Sonchus oleraceus 5/182/120.44
Carissa edulis, Saccharum spontaneum, Pulicaria undulata, Cuminum cyminum, Monolluma quadrangular, Heliotropium bacciferum, Ficus palmata3/183/120.42
Acalypha indica, Lavandula dentate, Astragalus spinosus4/182/120.39
Aerva lanata, Xanthium strumarium., Picris cyanocarpa, Heliotropium digynum, Tamarix nilotica, Acacia tortillis, Emex spinosa3/182/120.33
Suaeda aegyptiaca 4/181/120.31
Anethum graveolens, Zygophyllum simplex, Chrysanthemum coronarium, Cadaba rotundifolia, Minuartia filifolia, Acacia ehrenbergiana, Nepeta deflersiana, Dorstenia foetida, Rhizophora mucronata2/182/120.28
Pulicaria schimperi, Chrozophora oblongifolia, Artemisia sieberi, Osteospermum vaillantii2/181/120.19
Peristrophe paniculata, Ceropegia variegate, Matthiola Arabica, Opuntia ficus-indica, Eucalyptus camaldulensis, Limonium axillare1/181/120.14

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