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Table 2 Distribution of indigenous uses (general)

From: Substances, relationships and the omnipresence of the body: an overview of Ashéninka ethnomedicine (Western Amazonia)

Ethnic group/Local settlement Total used species samples food handicraft body care market house building fire wood hunting – fishing medicine and related
         baits & fishing poisons magics  
Amahuaca           
Boca Pariamanu 317 6.6 % 4.4 % 0.9 % 0.9 % 2.8 % 1.3 % 0.3 % 1.3 % 51.7 %
Ashéninka           
Aerija 373 7.8 % 2.4 % 6.2 % 3.5 % 6.2 % 2.7 % 0.5 % 2.7 % 76.7 %
Dulce Gloria 345 7 % 3.2 % 2 % 2 % 3.2 % 0.3 % 0.9 % 4.3 % 82 %
Nueva Victoria 316 3.2 % 4.1 % 1.6 % 0 % 1.6 % 0.3 % 1.3 % 4.1 % 88.6 %
Shipibo           
San Francisco 211 2.4 % 6.6 % 3.8 % 0 % 1.4 % 0 % 2.4 % 2.4 % 86.7 %
Santa Rosa 249 2.4 % 8.4 % 2.4 % 0.4 % 2 % 0.4 % 0.4 % 3.6 % 80.3 %
Yaminahua           
Raya 546 2.4 % 1.3 % 0.2 % 0.5 % 2.4 % 0.2 % 0.5 % 2.4 % 88.1 %
Yora           
Santa Rosa de Serjali 844 14.5 % 4.7 % 2.4 % 0.5 % 4.7 % 1.3 % 0.5 % 0.9 % 60.7 %
  1. Source: TSEMIM database