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Table 2 Type of diseases cured by plants botanically identified in the area of study (see TableĀ 1)

From: Traditional knowledge on wild and cultivated plants in the Kilombero Valley (Morogoro Region, Tanzania)

Disease Number of species suitable for treatment
Gastrointestinal 11
Weakness and faints 7
Gynaecological, andrological and urinogenital 7
Respiratory 6
Parasites 6
Cardio-circulatory 4
Wounds 3
Typhus 2
Pain and inflammations 2
Teeth and gums 2
Incontinence 2
Bites 2
Headaches 2
Eye problems 2
Diabetes 1
Hernia 1
Otitis 1
Anemia 1