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Table 2 The frequency and percentage of most commonly used herbs in patients with chronic diseases (N = 400)

From: Evaluation of potential drug- herb interactions among a group of Palestinian patients with chronic diseases

No. Herb Frequency Percentage (%)
1. Sage (Salvia officinalis) 48 12.0
2. Anise (Pimpinella anisum) 44 11.0
3. Peppermint (Mentha piperita) 42 10.5
4. Thyme (Thymus vulgaris) 27 6.8
5. Green tea (Camellia sinensis) 27 6.8
6. Rosemary (Rosmarinus officinalis) 17 4.3
7. Lupine (Lupinus albus) 15 3.8
8. Hawthorn (Crataegus monogyna) 13 3.3
9. Nigella seeds (Nigella sativa) 8 2.0
10. Ginger (Zingiber officinale) 8 2.0
11. Garlic (Allium sativum) 8 2.0
12. Olive oil (Olea europaea) 8 2.0
13. Fenugreek (Trigonella foenum) 7 1.8
14. Castor oil (Ricinus communis) 7 1.8
15. Zucchini (Cucurbita pepo) 6 1.5