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Table 5 Fidelity Level (FL) of the ten most consumed medicinal plants

From: Current uses and knowledge of medicinal plants in the Autonomous Community of Madrid (Spain): a descriptive cross-sectional study

Medicinal Plants Main therapeutic uses No. of claimed uses reports FL (%)
Valeriana officinalis L. Insomnia 110 76.38
Aloe vera L. Wound healing 40 55.55
Matricaria recutita L. Digestive problems (i.e. flatulence, stomatitis, and gastrointestinal spasms) 154 85.55
Tilia spp. Anxiety 68 70.83
Rosa eglanteria L. Wound healing 26 36.11
Camellia sinensis (L.) Kuntze Asthenia 27 49.09
Mentha pulegium L. Digestive problems (i.e. flatulence, dyspepsia) 37 84.09
Eucalyptus spp. Common cold 38 90.47
Passiflora incarnata L. Anxiety 22 59.45
Vaccinium macrocarpon Ait. Cystitis 19 76