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Table 4 Distribution of emic ethnoveterinary categories among general ethnoveterinary categories and different means of treatment. UCcp – Use Citation of cultivated plants, UCnonp –Use Citation of non-plant remedies, UCwp –Use Citation of wild plants. ΣUT/R – sum of used plant taxa / other remedies; FIC – Informant Consensus Factor

From: Use of cultivated plants and non-plant remedies for human and animal home-medication in Liubań district, Belarus

Emic etnoveterinary categories / General ethnoveterinary category – ΣUT/R (FIC) UCcp UCothr UCwp
Gastrointestinal 9 (0.56) 5 (0.5) 8 (0.63)
 Constipation in cows 1 3  
 Diarrhea in calves 1 2 2
 Diarrhea in chickens    1
 Diarrhea in cows 9   10
 Diarrhea in piglets   3  
 Diarrhea in pigs 7 1 8
Fodder 5 (0.2) 3 (0.33) 10 (0.55)
 Fodder for bees in spring    1
 Fodder for cows    3
 Fodder for home animals    2
 Fodder for pigs 2   5
 Fodder for rabbits    4
 Fodder for turkeys    3
 Fodder to increase milk production in cows 4 3 1
 Fodder to make egg-shells stronger   2  
Helminthic infection 0 2 (0.67) 1 (0)
 Helminthic infection in pigs   3 1
 Helminthic infection in dogs   1  
 Helminthic infection in cows    1
Mastitis 0 5 (0.71) 0
 Mastitis in cows   15  
Rumination problems 6 (0.69) 13 (0.4) 3 (0.67)
 Rumination problems in calves   1  
 Rumination problems in cow 17 11 6
 Rumination problems in goats   1 1
 Stomach ache in cows   4  
 Stomach problems in cows   4  
Strengthening of animals 1 (0) 3 (0.33) 4 (0.5)
 Given to claves   2  
 Goat kids’ illness   1  
 Strengthening of cows    1
 Strengthening of piglets    1
 Strengthening of pigs   1 4
 Vitamins for cows    1
 Vitamins for claves   2  
 Weakness in chickens 1   
Other 5 (0.43) 10 (0.18) 8 (0.3)
 Appetizer for domestic animals 1   1
 Appetizer for cows    2
 Bacterial diseases in bees    1
 Blood in urine in cows    1
 Cold in domestic animals    1
 Cuts in domestic animals    1
 Disinfection for home animals    1
 Dog plague   2  
 Eczema   1  
 Eye inflammation in cats 1   
 Eye pain   1  
 Good for cows    1
 Good for domestic animals 1   
 Good for horses    1
 Good for pigs 4   
 Red fever in pigs   1  
 Scabs   1  
 Skin diseases in pigs and piglets   1  
 Skin diseases in pigs   1  
 To protect cows   1  
 To protect cows against snake bites   1  
 When an overheated horse has drunk cold water   1  
 When piglets do not go to their mother    1
 Wounds in cows    1
 Wounds in horses   1