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Table 1 Animals used in the Popular Veterinary Medicine in Cubati – PB

From: The use of zootherapeutics in folk veterinary medicine in the district of Cubati, Paraíba State, Brazil

Animal Percentage of Citation Used Part Indications
Popular Vernacular Species    
Mammals
Fox Cerdocyon thous 31.25% (n = 5) Fat Uterus prolapse
Ram Ovis aries 62.5% (n = 10) Castrated Ram Suet Arthritis, Bovine Gangrenous Coryza (hollow of the ox horny), rheumatism, woundy, edema, wounds, pointed stakes, fractures, swellings, furunculosis.
Cattle Bos taurus 37.5% (n = 6) Butter of the milk cream Pits, mastitis
    Butter of the curdled milk cream peri-oculars Irritations
    Milk Fractures
    Suet Bovine Gangrenous Coryza (hollow of the ox horny)
Pig Sus scrofa 43.75% (n = 7) Fat Pits, mastitis, burns, wounds, furunculosis.
    Fat of the pig scrotum Pits, pointed stakes, fractures, furunculosis, mastitis, torsion
Male goat Capra hircus 12.5% (n = 2) Castrated Male Goat Fat General wounds
    Feces pointed stakes
Armadillo- Peba Euphractus sexcinctus 18.75% (n = 3) Fat Pits, pointed stakes, wounds, furunculosis
Humans Homo sapiens 18.75% (n = 3) Urine Intoxication of the cattle when the ones feed of cassava (Manihot utilissima Pohl.)
Reptiles
Rattlesnake Crotalus durissus 31.25% (n = 5) Fat Wounds, Arthritis
Chameleon Iguana iguana 75% (n = 12) Leather Pits, pointed stakes, furunculosis.
    Fat Pointed stakes, General wounds
Turtle of water Phrynops spp. 25% (n = 4) Fat Swellings
Lizard-Teju Tupinambis merianae. 18.75% (n = 3) Fat Pits, pointed stake, wounds, furunculosis
Birds
Hens Gallus domesticus 43.75% (n = 7) Fat Mastitis, furunculosis
    Egg Uterus prolapse
    Feces Mastitis
    Gizzard skin Burns
Peru Meleagris gallopavo 18.75% (n = 3) Fat Furunculosis
Quail Nothura maculosa cearensis 18.75% (n = 3) feathers Snakes bites
Insects
Hornet-mestizo Polistes canadensis 12.5% (n = 2) Sting Cattle pits