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Table 8 Consensus of agreement on the uses of medicinal plants among informants

From: Non-timber forest products and their contribution to healthcare and livelihood security among the Karbi tribe in Northeast India

Category of indigenous use Sub-categories Number of species (Ns) Number of use report (Nur) Consensus factor
Human Cephalalgia 6 15 0.65
Blood and circulatory problems 7 33 0.81
Cold and cough 16 32 0.51
Cuts and wounds 20 42 0.54
Dermatological infections 33 61 0.46
ENT problems 11 44 0.77
Eye disease 10 52 0.81
Fever 8 14 0.47
Gastrointestinal disease 53 60 0.11
Liver disease 2 4 0.67
Malaria 4 50 0.93
Menstrual problems 4 63 0.95
Dental and gum problems 8 16 0.53
Muscle, bones, and joints 8 39 0.81
Insect stings and bites 8 63 0.88
Urinary tract and kidney problems 6 11 0.50
Deworming 10 21 0.5
Respiratory problems 7 17 0.63
Health tonic 2 5 0.75
Animals Ectoparasitic control 5 50 0.91
Deworming 2 6 0.80
Dermatological infections 6 18 0.71
Fever 2 5 0.75
Gastrointestinal disease 6 25 0.80
Muscles, bones, and joints 2 5 0.75