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Table 2 Classification of ethnopediatric indications in the present study, adapted after the International Classification of Primary Care (ICPC)

From: Historical ethnobotanical review of medicinal plants used to treat children diseases in Romania (1860s–1970s)

Category Examples of diseases
General and unspecified Asthenia, Chicken pox/Varicella, Scarlet fever, Colic, Cramps, Fever, Measles/Rubeola, German measles/Rubella, Spasms, Tuberculosis, Weakness, Physical debility
Blood, blood forming organs, lymphatics and spleen Anemia, Enlarged lymph nodes, Scrophulosis
Cardiovascular Tachycardia
Digestive Abdominal cramps, Abdominal pain, Acute digestive infections, Colitis, Constipation, Dental abscesses, Dental cavities, Dental eruption, Diarrhea, Digestive cramps, Dysentery, Enteritis, Flatulence, Intestinal cramps, Intestinal parasites, Intestinal worms, Stomatitis, Tape worms, Teeth ache/pain, Ulcerative stomatitis, Vomiting
Ear Ear discharge, Ear pain
Musculoskeletal Bone diseases, Bone deformities, Disability/Weakness of the extremities Rickets, Trauma
Neurological Convulsions, Epilepsy, Paralysis
Psychological Agitation, Anxiety/Fright, Enuresis, Irritability, Sleep disturbances/Insomnia/ Nightmares/weeping during sleep, Psychosis
Respiratory Acute respiratory diseases, Asthma, Bronchitis, Phlegm in the throat, Cold, Cough, Cough with sputa and puss, Whooping cough, Respiratory infections, Tonsillitis
Skin Acne, Burn wounds/Burns, Dermatitis, Diaper (napkin) dermatitis, Eczema, Hair complaint, Skin inflammation, Skin infections, Impetigo, Scabies, Skin lesions, Subcutaneous tumors, Verruca, Wounds
Endocrine, metabolic and nutritional Anorexia/Loss of appetite, Athrepsia, Cashexia, Growth dysfunctions/Growth delay, Underweight, Nutritional dysbalances
Urology Anuria, Oliguria