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Official name : Urtica dioica L.
Family : Urticaceae

15 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference B8 Nord
Author(s) : Boudjelal, A., C. Henchiri, M. Sari , D. Sarri , N. Hendel, A. Benkhaled , G. Ruberto
Title : Herbalists and wild medicinal plants in M'Sila (North Algeria): An ethnopharmacology survey Journal of Ethnopharmacology 148, 395–402 (2013)
Symptoms : H(113), H(171)
Recipes : H(113, 3) anti-inflammatory, H(171, 3) antidiabetic, decoction, tablet of tops of Urtica dioica, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : North Algeria (region of M'Sila)
Vernacular name : horeig
Reference HB 57
Author(s) : Bouzabata Amel
Title : Traditional treatment of high blood pressure and diabetes in Souk Ahras District Journal of Pharmacognosy and Phytotherapy Vol. 5(1), pp. 12-20, January 2013
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171) hypoglycemic, leaves of Urtica dioica, RNS.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algérie (Souk Ahras District)
Vernacular name : horaigua
Reference HB 66
Author(s) : Bouayyadi L., M. El Hafian, L. Zidane
Title : Étude floristique et ethnobotanique de la flore médicinale dans la région du Gharb, Maroc Journal of Applied Biosciences 93:8760 (September 2015)
Symptoms : H(091), H(113), H(202)
Recipes : H(113) rheumatic pain, Urtica dioica is rubbed directly on the skin
H(091) fortifying, H(202) anti-hair loss, Urtica dioica is smeared on the skin
Region : North Africa
Country : Moroco
Vernacular name : l-hurrîga (Arabic), grande ortie (French)
Reference HC 51
Author(s) : Constant, N. L. , M. P. Tshisikhawe
Title : Hierarchies of knowledge: ethnobotanical knowledge, practices and beliefs of the Vhavenda in South Africa for biodiversity conservation Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 14:56 (2018)
Symptoms : H(095)
Recipes : H(095) leaves of Urtica dioica cooked and seasoned with salt; fresh tomatoes are added to make the relish which is then eaten with porridge
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa
Vernacular name : dzaluma (Vhavenda), stinging nettle (English)
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(015)
Recipes : H(015) hematuria (urushwima), decoction of leaves and buds, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : not communicated by the author
Reference HD 25
Author(s) : Dyubeni, L. and L. V. Buwa
Title : An ethnobotanical study of plants used for the treatment of ear, nose and throat (ENT) infections in Nkonkobe Municipality, South Africa Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(14), pp. 2721-2726, 16 April, 2012
Symptoms : H(108), H(118)
Recipes : H(108) nose infections (Izilonda empumlweni, Umongoza),dried, powdered leaves are used as a snuff.
H(118) throat infection (Umqala obuhlungu, Izilonda emqaleni), Tea made from the leaves is taken orally.
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (municipality of Nkonkobe)
Vernacular name : uralijane
Reference HD 34
Author(s) : Denver D., T. Blouws, O. Aboyade, D. Gibson, J. De Jong, C Van t' Klooster, G. Hughes
Title : Traditional health practitioners' perceptions, herbal treatment and management of HIV and related opportunistic infections. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 10:77 (2014) doi:10.1186/1746-4269-10-77
Symptoms : H(100), H(037), H(091), H(104), H(182)
Recipes : H(100) HIV and opportunistic infections, leaves and roots of Urtica dioica are boiled with other plants as an antiinflammatory remedy. Eradicates “poison” in the body as part of remedy to treat HIV and tubervulosis co-infection. Used as a calmative and as a purgative.
H(091) to treat people with attention difficultiescand apathy
Region : South Africa
Country : South Africa (Western Cape, Eastern Cape)
Vernacular name : stinging nettle (English); umbabazane (Zulu)
Reference HL 24
Author(s) : Lulekal, E., Z. Asfaw, E. Kelbessa, P. Van Damme
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used for human ailments in Ankober District, North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 9:63 ( 2013) + Additional fil
Symptoms : H(046)
Recipes : H(046) chicken pox, dried leaves of Urtica dioica , VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : North Shewa Zone, Amhara Region, Ethiopia
Vernacular name : sama (Amharic)
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(082), H(100), H(113)
Recipes : H(082) asthme ou inkorora y’agasema ( cough qui fait haleter), pound the roots of Urtica dioica (igisura) ; the mash is placed in cold water, and then fired after a few hours. In the morning, filter, add of fermented beer of bananas, deposit not far of the fire and drink during the day
H(100) gonorrhea (imitezi ), roots of nettle Urtica dioica (igisura) cooked with leaves Phytolacca dodecandra. (umuhokoro) drastic ; after cooking, add latex of Synadenium umbellatum var. puberulum (umukoni) and swallow with a hot porridge.
H(100) gonorrhea (imitezi ), Treatment. leaflets or roots of Gallium sp. (umukararambweà, with leaves of Asteracantha longifolia. (bugangabukari) cooked with roots of Urtica dioica (igisura) : add berry of Solanum aculeastrum (umutobotobo) Cook all and use the liquid for enema
H(113) rheumatic pain and stiffness in the joints.(makonyora): cook green leaves of Urtica dioica (igisura) and drink the juice.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igisura (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HM 46
Author(s) : Muthee, J.K., D.W. Gakuya, J.M. Mbaria, P.G. Kareru, C.M. Mulei, F.K. Njonge
Title : Ethnobotanical study of anthelmintic and other medicinal plants traditionally used in Loitoktok district of Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 135, 15–21, (2011)
Symptoms : H(002), H(013), H(171)
Recipes : H(002) low butterfat in milk,H(013) ulcers, H(171) diabetes, leaves, roots of Urtica dioica, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : kenya (Loitoktok district)
Vernacular name : entamejoi
Reference HM 83
Author(s) : Mpondo Mpondo, E., J. Yinyang , S. D. Dibong
Title : Valorisation des plantes médicinales à coumarines des marchés de Douala Est (Cameroun) Journal of Applied Biosciences 85:7804– 7823 (2015)
Symptoms : H(006) + H(104), H(113), H(124), H(151), H(171), H(179)
Recipes : H(006) + H(104) gastroenteritis, H(113) rheumatisms, H(179) kidney trouble, whole plant of Urtica dioica , infusion, pour a cup of boiling water over a spoonful of the parched and crumbled plant ; let stand 20 minutes, VO. (take 4 or 5 cups per day). This cure usually lasts 20 days per month, repeated the following month, if necessary)
H(091) anemia, decoction of 50 g leaves, decoction 12 mn, VO. (drink 2-3 cups per day)
H(124) haemorrhage, whole plants, decoction of 80 g, decoction 10 mn, VO.
H(151) high blood pressure, H(171) diabetes, decoction of 100 g de leaves in H2O, VO (drink 3 times per day)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Cameroun (markets of Douala East)
Vernacular name : not registered by the authors
Reference HO 17
Author(s) : Okello, S.V., Nyunja R.O., Netondo G.W. & Onyango J.C.
Title : Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by Sabaot of Mt. Elgon Kenya African Journal of Traditional, Complementary and Alternative Medicines Volume 7, No. 1, pp 1-10 (2010)
Symptoms : H(013), H(068)
Recipes : H(013) boils, H(068) worms., decoction of leaves, roots of Urtica dioica, RNS. (Probably VO.)
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Mont Elgon region)
Vernacular name : Ilaila (Sabaot)
Reference HT 53
Author(s) : Terashima, H., M. Ichikawa
Title : A comparative ethnobotany of the Mbuti and Efe hunter-gatherers in Itury forest, Democratic Republic of Congo African Study Monographs, 24(1, 2): 1-168, (2003) *partially encoded*
Symptoms : H(092), H(095)
Recipes : H(095) The leaves of Urtica dioica are boiled and eaten as a relish
H(092) The plant has many hairs very irritating to human skin. The Mbuti consider the plant has some toxic substances and use it to make an arrow-poison (Mbuti Pygmies in the Ituri forest)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Itury forest)
Vernacular name : alumu,kalele (Mbuti Pygmies, Ituri forest)
Reference M4 Nord
Author(s) : Mezianne, M.
Title : Origine de la médecine traditionnelle marocaine: Enquête sur le terrain dans la région d'Oujda. Thèse pour le diplôme d'état de docteur en pharmacie. Présentée et soutenue publiquement le 30 juin 2003 à la faculté de pharmacie. Université de Nantes
Symptoms : H(002), H(007), H(008), H(014), H(088), H(102), H(126), H(171x)
Recipes : H(002) galactogenic, H(007) diuretic, H(007) depurative, H(008) diarrhea, H(014) eczema, H(088) astringent, H(102) cholagogue, H(126) jaundice, H(171x) hypoglycemic, ONS. of Urtica dioica (the leaves are the basis of drugs, the other parts in a lesser degree) , RNS (infusion or decoction for the hard parts of the plant)
Region : North Africa
Country : Morocoo (Oujda region)
Vernacular name : harrigua (Arabic), ortie dioïque (French)
Reference R2 Nord
Author(s) : Rachid, A., D.Rabah, L. Farid, S. F. Zohra, B. Houcine and B. Nacéra
Title : Ethnopharmacological survey of medicinal plants used in the traditional treatment of diabetes mellitus in the North Western and South Western Algeria Journal of Medicinal Plants Research Vol. 6(10), pp. 2041-2050, 16 March, 2012
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 3) diabetes mellitus, aerial part of Urtica dioica , infusion, VO.
Region : North Africa
Country : Algeria of North Western and South Western
Vernacular name : harriga (Popular name)