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Table 2 Ethnobotanical consensus index for traditional medicinal plant use categories

From: Ethnobotanical study on wild plants used by Lhoba people in Milin County, Tibet

Illness category (diseases and disorders) Biomedical terms Number of taxa (N t ) Number of use reports (N ur ) Informants’ consensus index factor (F IC )
Dermatological infections/diseases cuts and wounds 5 10 0.56
Circulatory system high blood pressure and altitude reaction 2 3 0.5
Genito urinary ailments sexual weakness, menstrual problems and kidney deficiency 5 8 0.43
Hair problem hair loss 1 1 --
Gastro-intestinal ailments diarrhea, stomach pain and dyspepsia 8 11 0.3
Nutrition adjustment anemia and malnutrition 6 22 0.76
Respiratory system disorders cold, sore throat and stuffy nose 5 8 0.43
Skeleto muscular system disorders inflammation and curing traumatic injury 2 3 0.5