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Table 2 Number of mixtures per disease category (letter in parenthesis refers to individual category in table 1)

From: Herbal mixtures in traditional medicine in Northern Peru

Application Number of mixtures used %
Colic/Intestinal problems (A) 66 6.68
Wounds/external infections (B) 38 3.90
Prostate and other male issues (C) 30 3.08
Gall and Liver ailments (D) 64 6.57
Malaria and Fever (E) 14 1.44
Diabetes (F) 11 1.13
Diarrhea (including parasites) (G) 16 1.64
Cancer (H) 14 1.44
Pain relief (I) 32 3.29
Arthritis, Rheumatism, Asthma, auto-immune (J) 43 4.41
Heart (K) 71 7.29
Female issues (L) 64 6.57
Kidney and urinary tract (M) 76 7.80
Imflammation (N) 41 4.21
Respiratory tract (O) 100 10.27
Bones (P) 4 0.42
Viral infections (HIV, Dengue, Yellow Fever etc.) (Q) 8 0.81
Psychosomatic problems (R) 263 27.00
Skin problems 18 1.85