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Table 6 Categories and citation frequency of affections treated by Cochlospermum species

From: The resource availability hypothesis (RAH) and cross-cultural patterns: which one explains West African Cochlospermum species’ uses in Benin?

Categories (FC %) Affections Citation frequency (%)
Whole C. tinctorium C. planchonii
Dermatology (5.66%) Abscess 0.60 0.60
Dermatosis 1.20 0.79 0.60
Edema 1.80 2.38
Eye (1.89%) Eye diseases 1.20 1.59
Gynecology/andrology (5.66%) Hernia 1.20 1.59 0.60
Miscarriage 0.60 0.79
Swollen testicle 0.60 0.79 0.60
General health (28.3%) Body swelling 0.60 0.79 0.60
Breast swelling 0.60 0.79 0.60
Breast milk purification 0.60 0.79 0.60
Child crisis 1.20 1.20
Lower abdomen pain (after childbirth) 0.60 0.79
Hemorrhoids 2.99 3.17 1.20
Head ache 0.60 0.60
Health promotion 0.60 0.79
Immunodeficiency disorders 0.60 0.60
Joint pain 1.80 2.38
Knee pain 0.60 0.60
Loss of appetite 0.60 0.79 0.60
Lumbago 1.80 2.38 0.60
Thinness 1.80 2.38 -
Weakness 1.80 2.38 0.60
Gastrointestinal (15.09%) Constipation 7.19 5.56 3.59
Diarrhea 2.99 3.17 1.20
Intestinal worm 1.20 1.59 0.60
Purgative 7.19 4.76 3.59
Rectorrhagia (stools bleeding) 1.20 0.79 0.60
Stomach ache 2.99 3.17 1.80
Stomach distending 0.60 0.79
Ulcer 2.55 3.52 0.60
Bloated stomach in children 0.35 0.35
Infectious (16.98%) Cholera 0.60 0.79
Hepatitis 0.60 0.79 0.60
Malaria 10.78 10.32 4.79
Measles 1.20 - 1.20
Schistosomiasis 1.20 0.79 1.20
Tetanus 0.60 0.79 0.60
Tooth decay 3.59 3.97 0.60
Whitlow 0.60 0.79
Yellow fever 2.40 2.38 1.20
Liver (5.66%) Diabetes 0.60 0.79
Jaundice 11.98 12.70 5.99
Lever diseases 1.80 2.38 1.20
Neurological (3.77%) Nervous trouble 1.20 1.59
Paralysis 0.60 0.79
Respiratory (1.89%) Cough 0.60 0.79
Skeleto-muscular (3.77%) Bone solidification 0.60 0.60
Convulsion 0.60 0.79 0.60
Urological (1.89%) Blennorrhoea 1.20 0.79 0.60
Unspecific (5.66%) Burn 0.60 0.60
Coldness 0.60 0.79
Fever 2.99 2.38 1.80
Vascular/blood (3.77%) Anemia 1.20 1.59
High blood pressure 3.59 4.76