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Table 4 Preparation and application methods for medicinal plants:

From: Shadows of the colonial past – diverging plant use in Northern Peru and Southern Ecuador

Application Number of uses PERU Number of uses ECUADOR
   %   %
Oral 429 52 168 67.8
Topical 315 38 79 31.8
Seguro 60 7 0 0
Charm 14 2 0 0
Incense 10 1 1 0.4
TOTAL 828 100 248 100