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Table 8 Animal part or products uses for medicinal purposes in different parts of India.

From: Traditional zootherapeutic studies in India: a review

Medicinal uses without injury to animal Medicinal uses
with/without injury to animal
Medicinal uses with injury to animals
Disease By-products
(Honey,
milk,
mucous,
wax, shellac,
cocoon, musk,
egg)
Excreta Urine scale/antler/
Feather/teeth
Bones
/carapace
Flesh
/meat
Fat Blood Organs/
bile
Whole
body/ash
/powder
Antidote        2   4 1
Burn      1   4 2 3 2
Eye and Ear 3   2 3 2 6    2 2
Gastric disorder 3 8 2 2 1 2    6 2
Gynecological problems 1 1    1 2     1
Impotency 1 4   1 1 12    1  
Miscellaneous 4 5 1 2 1 4 3 1 3 6
Nervous System   1 1    4   4 1 4
Pain 7 2 1    5 12 3 2 3
Respiratory Problem 7 4 2 3 2 16   5 3 9
Skin related Problem 3 1 1 3 2 2 2    4
Urinary Problem   2    1 3     2
Weakness 2   1    5   2   3
Wound healing 3   1   1 1 1 2   1
Total-270 34 27 12 14 13 62 24 19 25 40
% of total- 13% 10% 4% 5% 5% 23% 8.9% 7% 9% 15%