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Table 1 List of plant species used in the investigation, their traditional uses and references

From: The antibacterial activity, antioxidant activity and selectivity index of leaf extracts of thirteen South African tree species used in ethnoveterinary medicine to treat helminth infections

Plant species Family Medicinal uses Reference
Brachylaena discolor Asteraceae(267) Purgatives against intestinal parasites, anthelmintics for calves, sheep and goats [810]
Zanthoxylum capense Rutaceae(96) Gastric and intestinal disorders, anthelmintics, cough, bronchitis, pleurisy [8, 10]
Clerodendrum glabrum Lamiaceae(403) Intestinal parasites, coughs, fever and diabetes [810]
Heteromorpha trifoliata Apiaceae(491) Intestinal worms, colic in horses and vermifuge, enemas for abdominal disorders [8, 9, 11]
Apodytes dimidiata Icacinaceae(139) Enemas for intestinal parasites, purgatives, inflammation of the ear [8, 9, 11]
Strychnos mitis Strychnaceae(73) Malaria, fevers [12]
Maesa lanceolata Maesaceae(615) Anthelmintics, treatment of wounds and infertility [9]
Indigofera frutescens Papilionaceae(675) Anthelmintics [9]
Leucosidea sericea Rosaceae(288) Treatment of opthalmia, anthelmintics, astringents and vermifuge [9, 13]
Melia azedarach Meliaceae(702) Effective anthelmintics, emetic, cathartic and treatment of eczema [9, 10, 14]
Clausena anisata Rutaceae(317) Anthelmintics, purgatives, rheumatism, fevers and myiasis [15]
Cyathea dregei Cyatheaceae(658) Anthelmintics [15]
Millettia grandis Papilionaceae(704) Anthelmintics and tranquilizers [9, 16]
  1. Only the leaves of these plants species were used in the study. Figures in brackets after family name are PRU voucher specimen numbers. (Table from Adamu et al., [6]).