Skip to main content

Table 3 Reasons for herb use

From: Herbal medicine: a survey of use in Nigerian presurgical patients booked for ambulatory anaesthesia

Variable Frequency (n=25) Percentage
Malaria 7 29.2
Cough 3 12.5
Concurrent surgical condition 3 12.5
Malaise 2 8.3
Abdominal discomfort 2 8.3
‘Stomach cleansing’ 2 8.3
‘Anti-poison’ 2 8.3
Typhoid 1 4.2
Amenorrhea 1 4.2
General well being 1 4.2
Pain relief 1 4.2