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Table 3 Species that are frequently used for diarrhea and cough treatment in Kampala

From: Herbal medicine used for the treatment of diarrhea and cough in Kampala city, Uganda

Plant species Disease treated RFC χ2 p-value Previous reports on diarrhea and/or cough treatment
Citrus limon Cough 1.00 REF    [95]
Momordica foetida Cough 0.98 1.303 0.2537 [96]
Entada abyssinica Diarrhea 0.97 1.964 0.1611 [56]
Cymbopogon flexuosus Diarrhea 0.96 2.631 0.1048 [97]
Callistemon citrinus Cough 0.95 3.305 0.0691 [56, 48]
Conyza pyrrhopappa Diarrhea 0.95 3.305 0.0691 [98]
Azadirachta indica Cough 0.87 8.923 0.0028 [99]
Psidium guajava Cough 0.75 18.047 0.0001 [100]
Mangifera indica Cough 0.75 18.047 0.0001 [101]
Eucalyptus grandis Cough 0.74 18.830 0.0001 [49]
Citrus sinensis Cough 0.71 21.232 0.0001 [49]
Aristolochia littoralis Diarrhea 0.70 22.068 0.0001 [52]
  1. χ2: Chi-square; RFC: relative frequency of citation; REF: reference value