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Table 2 Category of ailments and their informant consensus factor (ICF) according to Heinrich et al. (1998)

From: Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants in Jeju Island, Korea

Symptom and ailment categories TAXONS Use citations ICF
Birth related disorders 9 100 0.92
Respiratory system disorders 52 533 0.90
Skin disease and disorders 23 209 0.89
Genitourinary system disorders 25 189 0.87
Physical pain 51 376 0.87
Cuts and wounds 15 105 0.87
Inflammation 20 114 0.83
Gastrointestinal disorders 56 322 0.83
Others 45 226 0.80
Poisonings 11 52 0.80
Nervous system disorders 34 141 0.76
Muscular-skeletal disorders 16 48 0.68
Circulatory system disorders 32 97 0.68
Liver complaints 14 39 0.66
Diabetes 12 25 0.54