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Table 2 Number of plant species used per type of herbal bath, Maroon group and study site

From: Herbal bathing: an analysis of variation in plant use among Saramaccan and Aucan Maroons in Suriname

Bath type Saramaccan Aucan
  Pikin Slee Brownsweg Total Bigiston Mooitaki Total
Baby strength 26 101 116 33 33
Genital 26 149 160 45 45
Respiratory 16 49 56
Skin disorders 8 38 43
Spiritual 17 151 155 49 12 59
Strength adults 21 81 95
Total number of plant species per location* 69 274 302 87 39 115
  1. *As species can be used in several types of herbal baths, this number is smaller than the sum of the species numbers for each bath type