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Table 1 Ethno-botanical data and percentage yields of medicinal plants tested on pathogenic microbial

From: Antimicrobial activity of medicinal plants used for urinary tract infections in pastoralist community in Ethiopia

Scientific name Family Local name Part used % yield
(mean ± SD)
Locally used to treat
Cirsium englerianum Asteraceae Adaddoo Leaf 38.1 ± 1.0 Gonorrhea, UTI, tonsillitis, syphilis, wound amebiasis, malaria, diarrhea
Euphorbia depauperata Euphorbiaceae Gurii Bark 22.3 ± 0.9 Skin rash, ringworm, bloody diarrhea, UTI, gastritis, constipation
Lippia adoensis Verbenaceae Urgoo Leaf 27.3 ± 1.7 Stomach ache, kidney disease, diarrhea, wound and cough
Discopodium penninervium Solanaceae Maraaro Leaf 33.9 ± 0.4 Eczema, wound, scabies, urine retention
Cucumis pustulatus Cucurbitaceae Haadhatu Root 29.1 ± 2.8 Cough, TB and chest pain, cold disease, Pneumonia
Rumex abyssinicus Polygonaceae Dhangagoo Root 24.0 ± 0.3 Gonorrhea, skin diseases, diarrhea, abscesses, ringworm, pain-relieving, diuretic effect, hypertension, anti-cancer, malaria, wound healing