Prelude Medicinal Plants Database

Search |  Practical Guide |  Authors |  Disclaimer

Official name : Tragia brevipes Pax
Family : Euphorbiaceae

33 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 29 d
Author(s) : M. Ichikawa
Title : The Suiei Ndorobo, the hunter-gatherers in the Mathew's Range of northern Kenya in : AFLORA on the Web ( The database of traditional plant utilization in AfricaCenter for African Area Studies, Kyoto University
Symptoms : H(091)
Recipes : H(091), root boiled in bone soup and used by "moran" as medicine for strength; taste "kelangalan" (similar to hot taste)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Northern)
Vernacular name : ltamejioi (Dorobo) (Suiei)
Reference HB 01
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Guérisseurs et plantes médicinales de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren, Belgique.Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 18, 214 p., (1989) From the data bank PHARMEL 2 (ref. HP 10)
Symptoms : H(003), H(012), H(056), H(068), H(100), H(104), H(172), H(201)
Recipes : H(003),H(012)), leaves of Tragia brevipes, to pound, local application
H(056) filariosis, H(172) elephantiasis, cendres of leaves of Digitaria abyssinica of Tragia brevipes, stems with leaves of Hypericum revolutum, scarifications
H(068) intestinal parasitism, decoction (H2O) leaves Cassia occidentalis of Clausena anisata, of Erlangea cordifolia, of Tragia brevipes, VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, decoction (H2O) leaves of Tragia., VO.
H(068) intestinal parasitism, jus of leaves of Tragia., VO.
H(068) taenia, leaves of Tragia., juice, VO.
H(100), leaves of Tragia., decoction (H2O), VO., enema
H(104), stems with leaves of Tragia., to pound, friction
H(201) again spell or sorcery, stems with leaves of Solanum dasyphyllum of Tragia brevipes, to carbonize, scarifications
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : isusa (Kirundi)
Reference HB 28
Author(s) : Banderembako Fabien & Ntitangirageza Térence
Title : La médecine populaire au Burundi : quelques plantes médicinales.
Symptoms : H(012)
Recipes : H(012) fractures, compresses preparation from the bark of irritant plants preparation from the bark of Tragia brevipes preparation from the bark of Urtica massaica + H2O chaude
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isusa (Kirundi)
Reference HB 44
Author(s) : Bekalo, T. H., S. D. Woodmatas, Z. A. Woldemariam
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by local people in the lowlands of Konta Special Woreda, southern nations, nationalities and peoples regional state, Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 5: 26 (2009) doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-5-26 + Additional file
Symptoms : H(020), H(078)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, chewing fresh stem of Tragia brevipes then wash (soak) the bite with the residue
H(078) tumor, the dried root of Tragia brevipes cut in to pieces then put on neck like necklace
Region : East Africa
Country : Ethiopie (lowlands of Konta)
Vernacular name : kinkkilishuwaa (Konta)
Reference HC 13c
Author(s) : Chabra, S.C., R.L.A. Mahunnah & E.N. Mshiu
Title : Plants used in traditional medicine in Eastern Tanzania.III. Angiosperms (Euphorbiaceae to Menispermaceae). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 28, pp. 255 - 283, (1990)
Symptoms : H(033), H(104)
Recipes : H(033), VO. decoction of roots and leaves
H(104) stomach, pounded leaves with H2O, VO. filtered liquid
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (East)
Vernacular name : chavi (Swahili), mnyambuli (Ndengereko)
Reference HC 31
Author(s) : Chekole, G., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in the environs of Tara-gedam and Amba remnant forests of Libo Kemkem District, northwest Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 11:4 (2015)
Symptoms : H(003), H(091)
Recipes : H(003) swelling, racines fraîches de Tragia brevipes, pound and tie
H(091) impotency , racines fraîches, VO. concoction with honey
Region : East Africa
Country : Northwest Ethiopia
Vernacular name : abelbalit (Amharic)
Reference HD 04
Author(s) : Desouter, S.
Title : Pharmacopée humaine et vétérinaire du Rwanda. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 22, 254 p., (1991)
Symptoms : H(068), H(145)
Recipes : H(068), leaves in a green banana leaf, to warm, press for the juice + fresh milk, VO., 2 spoons / child
H(145), whole plant, pounded + H2O, juice + H2O, enema
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : isusa (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HD 07
Author(s) : Durand, J.M.
Title : Les plantes bienfaisantes du Ruanda et de l'Urundi. Astrida, Groupe scolaire, 89 p., (1960)
Symptoms : H(020), H(068)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, crush the plants of Acacia brevispica (umugeyo) + utagiramahwa (unidentified plant) + Piper capense (umubonde) + umubogeli (unidentified plant) + umugomboro (unidentified plant) + Colocasia esculenta (iteke) + y’inanda (unidentified plant) + Basella alba (indarama) + Maesa lanceolata (umuhanga) + icy’imfizi (unidentified plant) + Grewia mollis (umukoma) + Chenopodium opulifolium (umugombe) + igeruza (unidentified plant) + Tragia brevipes ( isusa), crush these plants with H2O, squeeze out the juice with a little H2O, make a plaster with the dough
H(068) worms (inzoka), leaves of Tragia brevipes ( isusa) of Ocimum suave (umwenya) in a leaf of banana tree, heat, to grind and extract the juice + milk, VO. child, 2 tablespoons Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : isusa (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HF 10
Author(s) : Fumba, G
Title : Plantes médicinales antivenimeuse du Burundi Ministère du plan burundais (1983) lmprimerie S.A. LES PRESSES DE L'AVENIR , 42, rue des Déportés, 6700 Arlon {Belgique)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, to crush the leaves of Tragia brevipes of Caesalpinia decapetala of Rubus rigidus and put the pulp on a piece of heated earthenware pot and wait for the pulp to cool down, once at room temperature, chew and spray on the bite
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isusa (Kirundi)
Reference HG 02
Author(s) : Glover, P.E., J. Stewart & M.D. Gwynne
Title : Masai and Kipsigis notes on East african plants, Part III - Medicinal uses of plants. East African agricultural and forestry journal, 32, 2, 200 - 207, (1966)
Symptoms : H(006), H(113)
Recipes : H(006) child, roots decoction, VO.
H(113), leaves friction
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 09b
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N. K. Mubiru, R. Bukenya-Ziraba, M. Mosango, O. W. Maganyi and D. D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of Southern Uganda, II: literature analysis and antimicrobial assays, Volume 84, pp. 57 - 78 (2003)
Symptoms : H(201)
Recipes : H(201) magical use for health, flowers : pounded fresh, as with a mortar and pestle : smear on beef prior to cooking in the absence of the patient
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Baganda, district of Kampala
Vernacular name : not registered
Reference HH 1k
Author(s) : Harjula, R.
Title : Mirau and his practice.A study of the ethnomedicinal repertoire of a tanzanian herbalist. Institut for cultural research, University of Turku, Finland, 224 p., (1980)TRI-MED BOOKS LTD: LONDON Registered Office: 5 Tudor Cottage, Lovers Walk, Finchley, London, N3 1JH
Symptoms : H(018)
Recipes : H(018), headache (mavavio ya nrwa) , pains in thehead, concentrated in theforehead, temples and the back part of the head. The temples are massaged with the seeds of the plant; this gives a 'burning' sensation taking the pains away. It is used only for adults.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania
Vernacular name : unrafi
Reference HK 13
Author(s) : Kokwaro, J.O.
Title : Medicinal plants of East Africa. East african literature bureau, Kampala, Nairobi, Dar Es Salaam, 368 p., (1976)
Symptoms : H(006), H(022), H(113), H(164)
Recipes : H(006) purg., roots, RNS
H(022), roots, RNS
H(113) + H(164), leaves, rubbed on the knees and other joints again rheumatism
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya
Vernacular name : kimelet (Kipsigis, Kenya), mugrgeni (Kikuyu, Kenya)
Reference HK 21
Author(s) : Kayonga, A. & F. X. Habiyaremye
Title : Médecine traditionnelle et plantes médicinales rwandaises. Contribution aux études ethnobotaniques de la flore rwandaise.Préfecture de Gisenyi.Univ. Nat. Rwanda Centre universitaire de recherche sur la pharmacopée et la médecine traditionnelle, CURPHAMETRA, inédit, 121p., (1987)
Symptoms : H(008), H(038), H(109), H(113), H(175)
Recipes : H(008) dys., leaves of Rubia cordifolia , Tragia brevipes, Chenopodium ugandae, Euphorbia schimperiana (kamaramahano), Lagenaria shaerica (umutanga), pounded, extract H2O, VO. 1 soup spoon morning and evening
H(008) dys., leaves of Tragia brevipes, Erythrina abyssinica , pounded, extract H2O + salt, VO.
H(038) femal, uretal leak, fruit Solanum incanum, roots or fruit Carica papaya, roots Rubia cordifolia , Rhoicissus tridentata, leaves Ranunculus multifidus, Tragia brevipes, pounded , boiled in banana beer, VO., 1 cup / D., warm decoction
H(109) sciatic, leaves, Hibiscus fuscus, Acanthus pubescens, Desmodium repandum, Rubus rigidus, Chenopodium ugandae, Chenopodium ugandae, Tragia brevipes, pounded, extract H2O, VO., 1 à 2 glass / D.
H(109) sciatic, leaves, decoction + banana beer , VO. lukewarm
H(113) + H(175), pain in the joints (knee), (timbya), fruit Ensete ventricosum, leaves Tragia brevipes, Rhamnus prinoides, Musa acuminata var sapientum (insina y'umushaba, decoction, filter, VO. every 2 D. Dressing with the rest
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : isusa
Reference HK 38
Author(s) : Kamatenesi-Mugisha, M., H. Oryem-Origa
Title : Traditional herbal remedies used in the management of sexual impotence and erectile dysfunction in western Uganda. African Health Sciences, Volume 5 n° 1 pp. 40 - 49 (2005)
Symptoms : H(139)
Recipes : H(139) sexual impotence and erectile dysfunction, leaves of Tragia brevipes, pounding, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : engyenyi (Runyankore)
Reference HK 63
Author(s) : Kipkore, K., B. Wanjohi, H. Rono, G. Kigen
Title : A study of the medicinal plants used by the Marakwet Community in Kenya Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , 10:24 (2014)
Symptoms : H(093)
Recipes : H(093) anti-venom, roots of Tragia brevipes pound and mixed with other herbs
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet Community)
Vernacular name : kimelei (local dialect), shortspikenoseburn (Englisch)
Reference HL 01
Author(s) : Lindsay, R.S. & F.N. Hepper
Title : Medicinal plants of Marakwet Kenya.Kew, Royal Botanic Gardens, United Kingdom, 49 p., (1978)
Symptoms : H(006)
Recipes : H(006), decoction roots of Tragia brevipes, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Marakwet)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HL 12
Author(s) : Lewalle, J. & F.M. Rodegem
Title : Plantes médicinales du Burundi. Quart. Journ. Crude Drug Research, VIII - 3, 1257-1270, (1968)
Symptoms : H(068), H(164)
Recipes : H(068), leaves and flowers, infusion of Tragia brevipes, VO.
H(164) revulsive
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : isusa (Kirundi)
Reference HL 15
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., E. Kelbessa, T. Bekele, H. Yineger
Title : An ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants in Mana Angetu District, southeastern Ethiopia. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine , Volume 4 : 10 (2008) + Additional file
Symptoms : H(126), H(162)
Recipes : H(126) jaundiice (alati), fresh roots of Tragia brevipes , crush and drink
H(162) urinary tract problem (dukuba finchani), fresh roots, crush and tie
Region : East Africa
Country : Southeastern Ethiopia (Mana Angetu District)
Vernacular name : lalesa (Afaan Oromo)
Reference HL 29
Author(s) : Lestrade, A
Title : La médecine indigène au Ruanda et Lexique des termes médicaux français - urunyarwanda Mémoire présenté à la séance du 20 décembre 1954. de l'Académie Royale des Sciences Coloniales de Belgique
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051) chronic paludism: Cook the roots of Tragia brevipes (isusa) and of roots of Rumex bequaertii (nyiramuko). Drink the liquid.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : isusa (Kinyarwanda)