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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)

CategoryExamples of diseases
General and unspecifiedAsthenia, Chicken pox/Varicella, Scarlet fever, Colic, Cramps, Fever, Measles/Rubeola, German measles/Rubella, Spasms, Tuberculosis, Weakness, Physical debility
Blood, blood forming organs, lymphatics and spleenAnemia, Enlarged lymph nodes, Scrophulosis
DigestiveAbdominal 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
EarEar discharge, Ear pain
MusculoskeletalBone diseases, Bone deformities, Disability/Weakness of the extremities Rickets, Trauma
NeurologicalConvulsions, Epilepsy, Paralysis
PsychologicalAgitation, Anxiety/Fright, Enuresis, Irritability, Sleep disturbances/Insomnia/ Nightmares/weeping during sleep, Psychosis
RespiratoryAcute respiratory diseases, Asthma, Bronchitis, Phlegm in the throat, Cold, Cough, Cough with sputa and puss, Whooping cough, Respiratory infections, Tonsillitis
SkinAcne, 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 nutritionalAnorexia/Loss of appetite, Athrepsia, Cashexia, Growth dysfunctions/Growth delay, Underweight, Nutritional dysbalances
UrologyAnuria, Oliguria