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Table 3 Categories of ailments and informant consensus factor (FIC) for each category

From: Ethnopharmacological studies of indigenous plants in Kel village, Neelum Valley, Azad Kashmir, Pakistan

Sample No. Use categories Uses under each category Number of taxa (N t) Number of use report (N ur) Fic FL Most uses species
1 Infectious diseases Jaundice, hepatitis, typhoid, fever, tuberculosis 7 75 0.92 95 Berberis lyceum
2 Disease of the ear Earache 3 8 0.71 35 Achillea millefolium
3 Diseases of the circulatory system Blood purifier, hemorrhage, anemia 3 12 0.82 55 Fragaria vesca
4 Diseases of the respiratory system Asthma, cold and cough 6 74 0.93 45 Juglans regia
5 Diseases of the digestive system Diarrhea, digestion, stomach disorder, ulcer, constipation, dysentery, dyspepsia 24 233 0.90 35 Mentha longifolia
6 Injury, poisoning and some other consequences of external cause Skin allergies, wound healing, bone dislocation, bone fracture 11 134 0.92 60 Fumaria officinalis
7 Diseases of the musculoskeletal system Rheumatism, joint pain 6 58 0.91 90 Dioscorea bulbifera, Impatiens glandulifera
8 Diseases of the urinary system Diuretic 1 15 1.00 20 Cynoglossum lanceolatum
9 Cardiac diseases Heart diseases 1 18 1.00 65 Prunella vulgaris
10 Liver disorders Liver diseases 2 19 0.94 90 Artemisia vulgaris
11 Cancerous diseases Cancer, tumor 3 32 0.94 35 Taxus wallichiana
12 Dandruff and baldness Dandruff 1 10 1.00 30 Urtica dioica
13 Used for abortion and miscarriage Used for abortion and miscarriage 1 10 1.00 60 Viburnum cotinifolium