Evidence-Based Complementary and Alternative Medicine / 2016 / Article / Tab 1

Research Article

Artisanal Extraction and Traditional Knowledge Associated with Medicinal Use of Crabwood Oil (Carapa guianensis Aublet.) in a Peri-Urban Várzea Environment in the Amazon Estuary

Table 1

Absolute and relative frequency of uses of crabwood oil among community members in the Fazendinha PA, Macapá, Amapá, Brazil.

Crabwood oil useAbsolute frequencyRelative frequency

Sore throat treatment1292%
To treat bruises754%
Massage to relieve body pain646%
To treat wounds323%
Insect repellent215%
Hair conditioner215%
Cough treatment215%
Abdominal massage in pregnant women 18%
Flu treatment18%
Asthma treatment18%
To treat swelling18%
“Naval treatment”18%
To make a syrup18%
To treat rheumatism18%

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