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Table 4 Common health issues treated with home remedies

From: Use of home remedies: a cross-sectional survey of patients in Germany

Health issue/symptom Patients symptom management with home remedies %
  N %
Sore throat 338 74%
Cough 333 72%
Runny/stuffed nose 299 65%
Diarrhoea 245 53%
Back pain 209 45%
Constipation 174 38%
Sleeping problems/Nervousness 163 35%
Cystitis 155 34%
Head ache 136 30%
Wounds/wound healing 122 27%
  1. This table records answers to open questions about the use of home remedies. It shows the most frequently treated minor health complaints with home remedies.