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Table 3 Plant rankings for perceived effectiveness in donkeys (results from 29 focus groups)

From: Participatory study of medicinal plants used in the control of gastrointestinal parasites in donkeys in Eastern Shewa and Arsi zones of Oromia region, Ethiopia

  Vernonia amygdalina(Delile) (Grawa) Hagenia abyssinica(Bruce) J.F. Gmel (Koso) Cucumis prophetarum(C.A. Mey ex. Cogn) (Holoto) Embelia schimperi(Vatke) (Enkoko) Withania somnifera(L. Dunal) (Wahale) Roots and leaves mixture Abdul Salim Roots of plant mix Tapinanthus globiferus(Harmuu) (parasitic plant) Verbascum sinaiticum(Benth) (Gura Harre) Trigonella foenum-graecum(Abish) Phytolacca dodecandra(Sesse & Moc.) (Endod)
Average rank score 2.2 2 3 1 2.5 1 1 2 2 2 3 3
Combined rank score 27 23 14 8 5 4 4 3 3 3 2 2
Number of groups volunteered this plant 6 6 4 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1