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Table 5 Major ailments cured by the Apatani in terms of using the plant species

From: Ethnomedicinal botany of the Apatani in the Eastern Himalayan region of India

Ailments Number of plants used
Indigestion 40
Cough and cold 19
Cut and wounds 15
Headache 12
Stomach disorder 11
Skin diseases 11
Fever 8
Body-ache 6
Dysentery 6
Throat-ache 5