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Table 1 51 Malasars ailments grouped by Illness category [84].

From: Consensus of the 'Malasars' traditional aboriginal knowledge of medicinal plants in the Velliangiri holy hills, India

Illness category [84] Biomedical Term Malasars Term
Dermatological Blisters Koppalam
  Dandruff Podugu
  Eczema Akkii
  Heel cracks Padha vedippu
  Leucorrhœa Vellai paduthal
  Luecoderma Ven theymbal
  Piles Moolam
  Psoriasis Sori
  Skin allergies Sirangu
  Skin disease Thol viyathi
Fever Fever Kaichal
Gastrointestinal Diarrhoea Vaitru po'kku
  Dysentery Seetha baeathi
  Dyspesia Vairty kadupu
  Gas trouble Vaivu
  Intestinal worms Vaitru poochi
  Purgative Vaitru po'kku
  Stomach ache Vaitru vali
  Stomach ulcers Vaitru pun
General health Antidotes Visha murichi
  Blood circulation Ratha o'ttam
  Blood pressure Ratha ashutham
  Body wash Udampu podi
  Cold Shzali
  Giddiness Mayakam
  Hair dye Mudi sayiam
  Heart disease Irudhaya no'i
  Hallucinogenic Beedi
  Mental disorders Moolai ko'laru
  Night blindness Kamalai
  Paralisis Vadham
  Power of memory Ganbaga sakthi
  Tooth Caries Pal poochi
  Tooth cavities Pal sothai
  Vitamins Kayakalpa
Infections Antiseptic Ethir nachu
  Wounds Kayam
Pain Body pain Udambu vali
  Ear ache Kadhu vali
  Epilepsy Kaka valipu
  Headache Thalai vali
  Muscular pains Sathai pidipu
  Rheumatic pain Moottu vadham
  Stomach ache Vaitru vali
  Tooth ache Pal vali
Respiratory Bronchitis Ma'r sali
  Cough Irummal
Evil spirit Repel evil Peay viratti
Urinary Diuretic Neer vadithal
  Urinary tracts Kuzhai adaipu
Jaundice Jaundice Manjal kamalai