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Table 3 The most frequently named plants, foods, and treatments which should not be eaten or applied during lactation period

From: Plants, food and treatments used by BaKongo tribes in Uíge (northern Angola) to affect the quality and quantity of human breast milk

Species Common English name Part NC RFC
Fish Fish   38 0.161
Mangifera indica L. Mango F 17 0.072
Salacia erecta (G.Don) Walp. L 12 0.051
Elaeis guineensis Jacq. Oil palm F, O 10 0.042
Goat Goat   10 0.042
Cucurbita spec. Pumpkin L, F 9 0.038
  1. Listed in order of the number of citations (NC) and the Relative Frequency of Citation (RFC); Part: fruit (F), leaves (L), oil (O)