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Table 4 No. of animal species and their medicinal uses reported in different disease categories in India.

From: Traditional zootherapeutic studies in India: a review

Disease Categories No. of
animal
species
Uses
% of total
109 animals
uses
No. of
medicinal
applications
of animals
%
Antidote 06 5.5% 07 2.7%
Burn 10 9.2% 10 3.8%
Eye and Ear 20 18.4% 20 7.6%
Gastric disorder 22 20.2% 26 9.9%
Gynecological problems 06 5.5% 06 2.3%
Impotency, aphrodisiac, birth control 16 14.7% 20 7.6%
Miscellaneous 26 23.9% 31 11.5%
Nervous System 12 11% 15 5.7%
Rheumatic and other pains 32 29.4% 34 12.9%
Respiratory Problem 42 38.5% 50 18.5%
Skin related Problem 16 14.7% 19 7%
Urinary Problem 8 7.3% 8 3%
Weakness 13 11.9% 13 5%
Wound healing 10 9.2% 11 4%
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