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Table 4 Frequency of citations for natural resources used for skin conditions in Vhembe district municipality, Limpopo province, South Africa

From: Natural resources used as folk cosmeceuticals among rural communities in Vhembe district municipality, Limpopo province, South Africa

CategoryUseNumber of natural resource
Skin afflictionsWounds27
Burn7
Ringworms12
Moles2
Pimples8
Chickenpox1
Rash13
Cracks on feet6
Stretchmark4
Skin irritation3
Scar removers2
Sores12
Cosmetic usesTeeth hygiene11
Soaps6
Facial scrubs and mask3
Body creams16
Hair careShampoo and dye6
AntioxidantsSkin protection3
Wrinkles removal1
Skin softening6