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Table 3 Informant consensus factor for traditional medicinal plant use categories

From: An ethnobotany survey of wild plants used by the Tibetan people of the Yadong River Valley, Tibet, China

Secondary category of use Tertiary category of use Number of use reports(Nur) Number of taxa (Nt) Informant consensus index factor (FIC)
Cardiovascular disease Hyperglycaemia, hypertension, anaemia 35 7 0.82
Dermatopathya Burn, bleeding, acne 116 6 0.96
Gastrointestinal problems Constipation, diarrhea,gastralgia 118 10 0.92
Infections Chicken pox 4 2 0.67
Poisons Poisons 1 1
Respiratory complaints Cold, begma 321 11 0.97
Skeleto-muscular system Fractures, arthralgia 66 2 0.98
Toothache and mouth Toothache 15 1 1.00
  Chapped lips 54 2 0.98
Hypoimmunity Hypoimmunity 2 1 1.00
Inflammations Inflammations 142 4 0.98
Hair follicle Promote hair growth, hair darkening 14 2 0.92
Cholecystitis Cholecystitis 2 1 1.00
Veterinary medicinal Ulcer, parasites, eyesache, fractures diarrhea 48 10 0.81