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Research Article

A Comparative Analysis of Ethnomedicinal Practices for Treating Gastrointestinal Disorders Used by Communities Living in Three National Parks (Korea)

Table 5

Number of times mentioned by informants and medicinal species for treating each disorder.

DiseasesJNPGNPHNPTotal
Number of times mentioned
(species)
Number of times mentioned
(species)
Number of times mentioned
(species)
Number of times mentioned
(species)

Abdominal pain161 (21)516 (32)82 (16)759 (59)
Acute gastroenteritis41 (8)6 (3)47 (11)
Constipation115 (15)142 (3)36 (4)293 (20)
Deficiency of intestinal function19 (5)19 (5)
Diarrhea111 (36)87 (8)39 (9)237 (48)
Dysentery6 (4)42 (4)3 (1)51 (8)
Enteritis2 (1)2 (1)
Enterotoxin2 (2)2 (2)
Gastralgia5 (1)5 (1)
Gastric cancer14 (12)3 (1)17 (12)
Gastric ulcer3 (3)20 (2)23 (3)
Gastritis12 (3)20 (5)4 (1)36 (9)
Gastroenteric trouble238 (54)755 (35)118 (30)1,111 (94)
Gastroptosis3 (3)3 (3)
Heartburn28 (5)28 (5)
Hema feces6 (5)6 (5)
Hematemesis1 (1)1 (1)
Hookworm1 (1)5 (1)6 (2)
Indigestion302 (52)829 (31)21 (7)1,152 (72)
Intestinal ailment2 (1)1 (1)3 (2)
Stomach cramp1 (1)5 (1)6 (2)
Stomach problem6 (4)28 (5)2 (1)31 (7)
Stomachic1 (1)1 (1)
Vomiting1 (1)1 (1)4 (1)5 (2)

Total1,040 (166)2,468 (76)336 (58)3,844 (220)