Skip to main content

Table 4 Ailment and disease categories with their informant consensus factor (ICF), the species preferred for the treatment of this disorder, fidelity level (FL), and percentage of responses

From: Medicinal use of wild fauna by mestizo communities living near San Guillermo Biosphere Reserve (San Juan, Argentina)

Ailment and disease categories ICF Preferred species FL Percentage of responses
Respiratory system disorders 0.86 Rhea pennata 31.32 13.97
Digestive system disorders 0.94 Rhea pennata 19.78 9.68
Muscular-skeletal system disorders 0.89 Rhea pennata 14.74 7.53
Nervous system disorders 0.97 Lama guanicoe 93.75 16.13
Skin/subcutaneous cellular tissue disorders 0 Rhea pennata 0.93 0.54
Inflammation 1 Rhea pennata 4.81 2.69
Infections 1 Rhea pennata 49.31 19.35
Circulatory system disorders 0.96 Lama guanicoe 38.71 23.90
Mountain sickness 1 Lama guanicoe 6.45 2.15
Evil eye 1 Rhea pennata 7.92 4.30