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Table 1 Plant species collected from the three villages of Dangur district

From: Insecticidal effect of ethnobotanical plant extracts against Anopheles arabiensis under laboratory conditions

Scientific name Vernacular name Family name Plant type Part used and methods of application Usage frequency (%)
Allium sativum L. Nech Shenkurt (A) Alliaceae Herbs Crushing 3–5 bulbs and applying juice to the body 5
Azadirachta indica A. Meem(A)Lemima(G) Meliaceae Tree 10–15 leaves put in the house 90
Carica papaya L. Papayaa(A) Caricacae Tree 5 leaves crushed and apply juice to exposed parts of the body 10
Citrus sinensis L. Birtukan(A) Rutaceae Tree Fruit peeled and burned to generate smoke 15
Crotonmacrostachyus Hochst. Ex Del. Bissana(A) Euphorbiaceae Tree Burn 8–10 dried leaves to generate smoke 5
Cymbopogon citratus Stapf. Tej sar(A) Poaceae Herb Burn 10 of leaf plant to generate smoke 10
Echinops keberich Mesfn. Kebericho(A)
Asitana(G)
Asteraceae Herb 3 dried root parts burned to generate smoke 25
Eucalyptus globulus L. Nech bahirzaf(A) Myrtaceae Tree Burn whole plant to generate smoke 10
Eucalyptus camaldulensis Dehn. Key beharzaf(A) Myrtaceae Tree Burn whole plant to generate smoke 10
Moringa olifeira L. leaf Sheferaw(A)
Chehwie(G)
Moringaceaea Tree 15–20 leaves put in the house 50
Moringa olifeira L. seed Sheferaw(A)
Chehwie(G)
Moringaceaea Tree 20–30 seeds crushed and rubbed on skin 50
Ocimum lamiifolium Hochst, ex Benth. Damakasse(A)Akawaya(G) Lamiaceae Shrub About 5 leaves—juice applied to the skin 65
Ocimum americanum L. Yezenjero Zekakebie(A)Omasiya(G) Lamiaceae Shrub About 5 leaves—juice applied to the skin 70
Olea europaea L. Woira(A) Oleaceae Tree 3 stem parts of plant burned to generate smoke 20
Otostegia integrifolia Benth. Tnjut(A) Lamiaceae Shrub Dry 10 leaves and smoke 25
Ruta chalepensis L. Tena Adam (A) Rutaceae Herb Thermal expulsion and direct burning of seeds 20
  1. A Amharic, G Gumzegna