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Table 3 Medicinal plants used for animal and human health by the Jordanian Badu

From: Livestock, medicinal plants and rangeland viability in Jordan’s Badia: through the lens of traditional and local knowledge

Plant Name Percentage Treatments (use) Preparations
   Types Percentage Ways Percentage
Artemisia herba-alba 90 GIT 64 Infusion 1
Respiratory 6 Boiled and Infusion 69
General pain 1 Compress 1
Wounds 1 Inhalant 1
Achillea fragrantissima 85 GIT 63 Boiled and Infusion 68
Respiratory 5 Inhalant 1
General pain 1 Compress  
Artemisia judaica L 42.5 GIT 34 Boiled and Infusion 34
   Powder intake 1
Ducrosia anethifolia (DC.) Boiss 35 General pain 35 Smoking 35
Mentha longifolia L 4 GIT 3 Boiled and Infusion 2
   Smoking 1
Ecballium elaterium (L.) A.Rich 11 Respiratory 1 Drops 4
Jaundice 8 Drops 5
Citrullus colocynthis (L.) Schrad. 9 GIT 1 Compress 6
General pain 6 Bath 1
Achillea santolina L 69 GIT 55 Boiled and Infusion 54
Matricaria aurea (Loefl.) Sch.Bip 39 GIT 28 Boiled and Infusion 29
Respiratory 3 Inhalant 2
Paronychia argentea Lam. 14 Renal 11 Boiled and Infusion 11
Thymus bovei Benth 26 GIT 17 Boiled and Infusion 19
Respiratory 3 Inhalant 2
Cleome droserifolia (Forssk.) Delile 3 GIT 1 Boiled and Infusion 1
Wounds and injuries 1 Compress 1
Capparis leucophylla DC. 1 Renal 1 Boiled and Infusion 1
Allium sativum 15 GIT 1 Powder intake 1
General pain 1 Compress 10
Jaundice 10 Sterilize 1
Urtica pilulifera 5 General pain 4 Boiled and Infusion 1
     Compress 1