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Official name : Urtica massaica Mildbr.
Family : Urticaceae

19 reference(s) related to this plant

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(100)
Recipes : H(003),H(012)), leaves of Urtica massaica, friction
H(100), roots of Urtica, decoction (H2O), VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igisuru (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 : igisuru (Kirundi)
Reference HC 18
Author(s) : Chifundera K.
Title : Antivenomous plants used in the Zairean pharmacopoeia. African Study Monographs, 7 : 21 -35, March 1987
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake, eat the cooked leaves of Urtica massaica (cicatrizing effect, anti-inflammatory-necrosis-oedema again Dendroaspis type snake)
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Beni, Kabare)
Vernacular name : isusa, igisura, umusasa, ikiboroza (Kinyarwanda), nshusha (Mashi).
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(100), H(195)
Recipes : H(100) blen., roots , to wash, pounded, juice, to warm until apparition of foam, cooled, VO.Strond remedy, vomiting , buttermilk at will
H(195), leaves + end of the stems, decoction, VO., 2 cups / day Plant names from the work of Durand have been encoded from Kinyarwanda names. Confusions are possible.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda
Vernacular name : igisura (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HH 09a
Author(s) : Hamill, F.A., S. Apio, N.K. Mubiru, M. Mosango, R.Bukenya-Ziraba, O.W. Maganyi, D.D. Soejarto
Title : Traditional herbal drugs of southern Uganda, I, Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 70, pp. 281 -300 (2000)
Symptoms : H(013), H(137)
Recipes : H(013) boils, H(137) sores, leaves are crushed and packed into or onto the surface of the skin/ as needed
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (southern), tribe Bakiga, district of Kabale
Vernacular name : not registered
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(038), H(053), H(055), H(093), H(100), H(113), H(126), H(127), H(184), H(201)
Recipes : H(038) femal, uretal leak, roots Urtica massaica, Zehneria scabra , leaves and roots Galium chloroionanthum (urukaraza), extract H2O, 3 X1 cup / D. during 4 D.
H(038) femal, uretal leak, roots Urtica massaica, Entada abyssinica, Markhamia lutea, leaves Dichrostachys cinerea, extract H2O, 1 glass in the morning
H(053),umuhaha, roots Urtica massaica, leaves Zehneria scabra , pounded, juice, 1 drop in ears
H(093) + H(055) + H(201), (uburozi), tubercle Momordica pterocarpa, leaves Mitragyna rubrostipulata , roots Phytolacca dodecandra, Urtica massaica , 2 unidentified species (intanwa, igisura), decoction H20, adults VO., 1 glass, enema 1 bottle, childs VO. 1/2 glass, enema 1 glass
H(100) syph., roots Urtica massaica, Carica papaya,Euphorbia tirucalli, leaves Zehneria scabra , extract H2O, VO.
H(113) rheumatism, (rubagimpande, imijaganyuro), roots Urtica massaica, Senecio mannii, pounded in banana beer, VO.
H(126) or H(127), barks Guizotia scabra , leaves Erythrina abyssinica, Crassocephalum vitellinum, Urtica massaica, Vernonia pogosperma , RNS.
H(126) or H(127), roots or leaves Urtica massaica, leaves or flowers Guizotia scabra , crushed in H2O, extract, 1 glass morning, total dosis 2 L
H(184), roots of Rubus rigidus, Urtica massaica, Rubia cordifolia, Clerodendrum myricoides, decoction, evaporation, VO. the rest
H(201) madness (ibisazi), leaves, decoction ,VO.
H(201) madness, ONS., pounded, decoction, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Rwanda (Gisenyi district)
Vernacular name : umusurasura, igisura, ururara
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, the whole plant of Urtica massaica, pounding, to boil, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Western)
Vernacular name : engyenyi (Runyankore)
Reference HK 54
Author(s) : Kamatenesi, M. M., H. Oryem-Origa, A. Acipa
Title : Medicinal plants of Otwal and Ngai Sub Counties in Oyam District, Nothern Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2011), 7:7 doi: 10.1186/1746-4269-7-7
Symptoms : H(013), H(018), H(026), H(037)
Recipes : H(013) boils, crushed roots of Urtica massaica, extract smeared on affected area once
H(018) headache, crushed leaves, rubbed on forehead
H(026) menstrual pain, crushed roots, extract VO, four teaspoon twice a day
H(037) cough, crushed roots, mixed in cold H20, extract VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Northern Uganda (Oyam District)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference HK 65
Author(s) : Keter,L. K. , P. C. Mutiso
Title : Ethnobotanical studies of medicinal plants used by traditional health practitioners in the management of diabetes in Lower Eastern Province, Kenya Journal of Ethnopharmacology 139, 74– 80 (2012) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111007525
Symptoms : H(171)
Recipes : H(171, 5) diabetes, decoction of pounded leaves of Urtica massaica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Lower Eastern Province)
Vernacular name : kinyeleelya (Kamba)
Reference HM 48
Author(s) : M.-J. Mukazayire, M.-J. , V. Minani, C. K. Ruffo, E. Bizuru, C. Stévigny, P. Duez
Title : Traditional phytotherapy remedies used in Southern Rwanda for the treatment of liver diseases Journal of Ethnopharmacology 138, 415– 431 (2011) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874111006957
Symptoms : H(126)
Recipes : H(126) liver diseases, crush and macerate 50 g of fresh leaves of Urtica massaica in 2 bottles of H2O. VO. 1 glass a day for 4 days
H(126) liver diseases, crush a handful of each plant of Guizotia scabra of Urtica massaica and macerate with 1 L of H2O, VO. 1/2 glass twice a day with a total of 1.5 L
Region : Central Africa
Country : Southern Rwanda
Vernacular name : igisura (Kinyarwanda)
Reference HN 19
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Diversity and utilization of ethnophytotherapeutic remedies among the Kikuyus (Central Kenya), Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine (2006) doc 10.1186/1746-4269-2-8
Symptoms : H(051)
Recipes : H(051, 2) paludism ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (district of Kiambu)
Vernacular name : thabai
Reference HN 20
Author(s) : Njoroge G.N., J. W. Kibunga
Title : Herbal medicine acceptance, sources and utilisation for diarrhoea management in a cosmopolitan urban area (Thika, Kenya). African Journal of Ecology, 45 (suppl. 1), pp. 65-70 (2007)
Symptoms : H(008)
Recipes : H(008) diarrhoea, leaves of Urtica massaica, RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (urban area of Thika)
Vernacular name : thabai (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 23
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Traditional management of ear, nose and throat (ENT) diseases in Central Kenya. Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine Volume 2, pp. 1-9 ( 2006).
Symptoms : H(108)
Recipes : H(108) common cold (homa, kihuti), boiling leaves of Urtica massaica, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (Central Kenya)
Vernacular name : thabai (Kikuyu)
Reference HN 25
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N., R. W. Bussmann, B. Gemmill, L.E. Newton & V. W. Ngumi
Title : Utilisation of weed species as sources of traditional medicines in central Kenya. Lyonia, Volume 7 (2), pp. 71-87, (december 2004)
Symptoms : H(013), H(038), H(108), H(151)
Recipes : H(013) pimples, H(038) urinary problems, H(108) colds, flu, H(151) hypertension, ONS., RNS.
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province) (Kikuyu people)
Vernacular name : tabai (Kikuyu)
Reference HP 05
Author(s) : Polygenis - Bigendako, M.-J.
Title : Recherches ethnopharmacognosiques sur les plantes utilisées en médecine traditionnelle au Burundi occidental. Thèse présentée en vue de l'obtention du grade de Docteur en sciences, année acad. 1989 - 1990, Université libre de Bruxelles, Faculté des Sciences, Laboratoire de Botanique Systématique et de Phytosociologie, 352 p., (1990)
Symptoms : H(004)
Recipes : H(004), stems, leaves, juice, local application
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Occidental)
Vernacular name : igisuru (Kirundi)
Reference VB 02
Author(s) : Baerts, M. & J. Lehmann
Title : Plantes médicinales vétérinaires de la région des crêtes Zaïre-Nil au Burundi. Musée royal de l'Afrique centrale, Tervuren. Ann. Sc. Eco., Vol. 21, 133 p., (1991)
Symptoms : V(012), V(035), V(021)
Recipes : Vb(012,1), whipping with stalk with leaves
Vb(021,1), juice young shoot, enema of vagina
Vb(035,1), roots, juice, VO.
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi (Zaïre-Nil ridge region)
Vernacular name : igisuru (l'ortie) (Kirundi)
Reference VB 36
Author(s) : Balagizi, I. , A. Cihyoka & S. Mapatano
Title : Lexique et recueil des quelques pratiques en ethno-pharmacopée agro-vétérinaire au Kivu. Plate forme Diobass au Kivu, 118p. (juin 2005)
Symptoms : V(139)
Recipes : Vb(139) frigidity, aphrodisiac, the male refuse the coït, to pound the leaves of Urtica massaica,1 bulb of Gladiolus psittacinus , 1 banana Musa sapientum, 1 wild yam (Dioscorea bulbifera), to put in the staw of the femal
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu)
Vernacular name : not communicated by the authors
Reference VC 19
Author(s) : Chifundera K.
Title : Livestock diseases and the traditional medicine in the Bushi area, Kivu province, Democratic Republic of Congo. African Study Monographs, 19 (1) : 13 -33, May 1998
Symptoms : V(033)
Recipes : Vb(033) (bugumba), crushed flowers of Dissotis brazzae of Gladiolus psittacinus of Loudetia simplex of Musa sapientum of Urtica massaica, to mix, vaginal administration
Region : Central Africa
Country : Congo (Democratic republic) (Kivu province - Bushi area-
Vernacular name : lushusha
Reference VN 22
Author(s) : Njoroge, G. N. & R. W. Bussmann
Title : Herbal usage and informant concensus in ethnoveterinary management of cattle diseases among Kikuyus (Central Kenya). Journal of Ethnopharmacology, Volume 108, pp. 332-339 ( 2006) http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0378874106002819
Symptoms : V(091), V(095)
Recipes : Vb(091) general weakness, leaves of Urtica massaica, to boil
Vb(091) weakening of bones, leaves; to boil
Vb(095, f) dietary deficiencies, leaves; to boil
Region : East Africa
Country : Kenya (central province)
Vernacular name : thabai