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Table 7 Informant consensus factor by categories of diseases in the study area

From: Ethnobotanical study on medicinal plants used by Mulam people in Guangxi, China

Category Specific conditions nur nt ICF
Gynecological aliments Leukorrhea (28), metrorrhagia and metrostaxis (8), irregular menses (12), dysmenorrhea (9), postpartum blood stasis (5), etc. 138 12 0.92
Nerves and psychosomatic problems Headache (17), insomnia (10), dizziness (8), hemiplegia (5), etc. 83 9 0.90
Digestive system diarrhea (54), jaundice (47), abdominal pain (18), stomachache (19), abdominal distension (18), constipation (17), etc. 314 36 0.89
Urinary system diuresis (21), stranguria (19), calculosis (17), urinary frequency (13), dysuria (5), etc. 105 13 0.88
Skin diseases abscess (42), pruritus (42), furuncle (38), eczema (30), scald (19), inchacao (12), piles (11), scabies (9), etc. 233 28 0.88
circulatory system internal hemorrhage (25), clearing away heat and toxic materials (23), hypertension (13), hemoptysis (15) , etc. 124 16 0.88
Respiratory system cough (68), sore throat (34), common cold (30), abscess of lung (8), etc. 189 42 0.78
Traumatic injury and sprain and bleeding wound traumatic injury (71), bleeding wound (32), bone fracture (7), wound infection, etc. 129 33 0.75
Inflammation nephritis (16), prostatitis (9), enteritis (10), tracheitis (10), erysipelas (9), cancer (7), dermatitis (5), gastritis (5), pneumonia (5), etc. 129 33 0.75
Rheumatic problems Rheumatism (60), rheumatoid arthritis (24), etc. 92 43 0.53
Strong body and relieve pain numbness of limbs (6), backache (8), soreness and weakness of waist and knees (4), stop pains (8), etc. 71 35 0.51
Other Uses edema (36), male problems (36), pediatric disease (22), scrofula (15), toothache (8), hyperosteogeny (7), etc. 152 36 0.77