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Table 5 Most common uses of medicinal plants

From: Comparative ethnobotany of the Wakhi agropastoralist and the Kyrgyz nomads of Afghanistan

  Wakhi – no. of uses Kyrgyz – no. of uses
Wounds, burns 5  
Dermatology 3 3
Skin moisteners 7  
Eyes – throat – ears - teeth 10  
Respiratory problems 4 1
Fever 7 5
Cold 2  
Headache 3 3
Joint pains, back pain 4 1
Broken bones 2 1
Stomach – gastro-intestinal 10 2
High blood pressure, heart problems 6 5
Swelling 6  
Incense - mental 3 3
Jaundice 2  
Altitude sickness 1 2