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Table 3 Agreement regarding the main medicinal uses of species

From: Traditional botanical knowledge of artisanal fishers in southern Brazil

Species Disease category Number of citations foruse(s) of species Number of citations of the most-mentioned use AMU CF AMUC
Aloe arborescens Skin lesions, hair treatment, parasitic and infectious diseases, respiratory system, digestive system, neoplasms 21 11 52.4 1.90 100
Plectranthus barbatus Digestive system 8 8 100 0.72 72.72
Dodonaea viscosa Digestive system 7 7 100 0.63 63.63
Plectranthus ornatus Digestive system 7 7 100 0.63 63.63
Eugenia uniflora Digestive system 6 6 100 0.54 54.54
Foeniculum vulgare Digestive system, circulatory system, nervous system, genitourinary system, nutrition and metabolism 11 6 54.5 1 54.54
Cunila microcephala Respiratory system, nervous system, parasitic and infectious diseases 7 5 71.4 0.63 45.45
Mikania laevigata Respiratory system 5 5 100 0.45 45.45
Achyrocline satureioides Digestive system, respiratory system, nervous system 8 5 62.5 0.72 45.45
Psidium guajava Digestive system 4 4 100 0.36 36.36
Bromelia antiacantha Respiratory system 4 4 100 0.36 36.36
Citrus sp. Respiratory system 4 4 100 0.36 36.36
Anredera cordifolia Aphrodisiac, skin lesions, circulatory system 5 4 80 0.45 36.36
Persicaria hydropiperoides Musculoskeletal system and conjunctive tissue, skin lesions, poisoning 5 4 80 0.45 36.36
Casearia sylvestris Circulatory system, nutrition and metabolism, abortive, skin 6 4 66.7 0.54 36.36
Cymbopogon citratus Circulatory system, digestive system, respiratory system, nervous system, parasitic and infectious diseases 12 4 33.3 1.09 36.36
Aristolochia triangularis Skin lesions, poisoning, digestive system, mouth and throat, circulatory system 8 3 37.5 0.72 27.27
Microgramma sp. Genitourinary system 3 3 100 0.27 27.27
Citrus sinensis Respiratory system 3 3 100 0.27 27.27
Alternanthera brasiliana Parasitic and infectious diseases 2 2 100 0.18 18.18
Psidium cattleianum Digestive system 2 2 100 0.18 18.18
Persea americana Hair treatment, skin lesions, skin 4 2 50 0.36 18.18
Artemisia absinthium Digestive system 2 2 100 0.18 18.18
Sechium edule circulatory system 2 2 100 0.18 18.18
Phyllanthus tenellus Genitourinary system 2 2 100 0.18 18.18
Punica granatum Digestive system 2 2 100 0.18 18.18
Dolichandra unguis-cati Genitourinary system, respiratory system, digestive system 4 2 50 0.36 18.18
Malva sylvestris Mouth and throat 2 2 100 0.18 18.18
Euphorbia tirucalli Neoplasms 2 2 100 0.18 18.18
Aloysia citriodora Circulatory system, digestive system, respiratory system, parasitic and infectious diseases 5 2 40 0.45 18.18
Ruta sp. Abortive, poisoning, skin lesions 2 1 50 0.18 9.09
Petiveria alliacea Poisoning, skin lesions 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Plantago sp. Parasitic and infectious diseases 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Plantago tomentosa Parasitic and infectious diseases, genitourinary system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Aloysia gratissima Respiratory system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Aloe maculata Skin lesions 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Vitex megapotamica Nutrition and metabolism, genitourinary system, circulatory system, respiratory system 4 1 25 0.36 9.09
Sida rhombifolia Genitourinary system, circulatory system 2 1 50 0.18 9.09
Ocimum carnosum Digestive system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Ocimum americanum Respiratory system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Gamochaeta sp. Skin lesions 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Ficus cestrifolia Skin 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Origanum majorana Respiratory system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Rosmarinus officinalis Nervous system, circulatory system 2 1 50 0.18 9.09
Equisetum hyemale Circulatory system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Piper sp. Genitourinary system, parasitic and infectious diseases 2 1 50 0.18 9.09
Gymnanthemum amygdalinum Digestive system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Euphorbia prostrata Genitourinary system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Tanacetum vulgare Parasitic and infectious diseases, skin lesions 2 1 50 0.18 9.09
Pelargonium graveolens Parasitic and infectious diseases 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Erythroxylum argentinum Respiratory system 2 1 50 0.18 9.09
Zea mays Genitourinary system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Petroselinum sativum Genitourinary system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Chaptalia nutans Skin lesions 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Sideroxylon obtusifolium Nutrition and metabolism 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Costus spiralis Genitourinary system, parasitic and infectious diseases 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Leandra australis Digestive system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Jodina rhombifolia Genitourinary system, respiratory system 2 1 50 0.18 9.09
Baccharis sp. Genitourinary system, nutrition and metabolism 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Melissa officinalis Parasitic and infectious diseases 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Mentha sp.1 Parasitic and infectious diseases 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Morus nigra Genitourinary system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Solanum sp. Digestive system, parasitic and infectious diseases 2 1 50 0.18 9.09
Mentha sp.2 Nervous system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Ocimum gratissimum Digestive system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Passiflora sp. Nervous system 1 1 100 0.09 9.09
Achillea millefolium Skin lesions, poisoning 2 1 50 0.18 9.09
Helianthus annuus Skin lesions, skin 1 1 100 0.09 9.09