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Table 2 Illness, plant parts in use and mode of preparations

From: Ethnomedicine in Himalaya: a case study from Dolpa, Humla, Jumla and Mustang districts of Nepal

SN Illness Plant parts in use Mode of preparations
1 Fever (26) Root/rhizome/tuber (34) Juice (31)
2 Cough and cold (15) Leaf (31) Raw (20)
3 Indigestion (12) Flower and fruit (28) Paste (17)
4 Diarrhea (11) Whole plant (10) Extract (14)
5 Tonic (10) Seed (8) Decoction (12)
6 Skin disease (10) Shoot (7) Powder (7)
7 Cuts and wounds (10) Bark (7) Oil (3)
8 Appetite stimulant (9) Wood (3) Smoke (1)
9 Headache (9) Resin (2)  
10 Dysentery (9)   
  1. Figure in parenthesis represents the number of species in use