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Table 1 Ethnobotanical consensus index for traditional medicinal plant use categories

From: Ethnobotany of the Monpa ethnic group at Arunachal Pradesh, India

Illness category (diseases and disorders) Number of Taxa (Nt) Number of use-reports (Nur) Informants' consensus index factor (FIC)a
Dermatological disorder (Scabies, skin diseases, pimples, eczema, inflammations, wound healing, cuts) 15 34 0.56
Gastro-intestinal disorder (Gastritis, diarrhea, dysentery, stomach ache, intestinal worms, and throat clearance) 21 36 0.43
General Health (Tooth ache, bone fracture, heart problem, cough, diabetes, high blood pressure, and jaundice) 9 11 0.20
Miscellaneous (Poison, veterinary diseases, beverages, rituals and religious, fodder, condiments, and soap) 24 29 0.17
  1. aFIC = Nur-Nt/(Nur-1), providing a value between 0 and 1, where high value indicates a high rate of informant consensus.