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Official name : Justicia heterocarpa T.Anderson
Family : Acanthaceae

2 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HA 49
Author(s) : Amri, E., D.P.Kisangau
Title : Ethnomedicinal study of plants used in villages around Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro, Tanzania Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine, 8:1 (2012)
Symptoms : H(020)
Recipes : H(020) snake bite, roots or leaves of Justicia heterocarpa crushed or pounded, VO.
Region : East Africa
Country : Tanzania (Kimboza forest reserve in Morogoro)
Vernacular name : mwidu
Reference HT 46
Author(s) : Tugume P., E. K. Kakudidi, M. Buyinza, J. Namaalwa, M. Kamatenesi, P. Mucunguzi, J. Kalema
Title : Ethnobotanical survey of medicinal plant species used by communities around Mabira Central Forest Reserve, Uganda Journal of Ethnobiology and Ethnomedicine 12:5 (2016)
Symptoms : H(091), H(202)
Recipes : H(091) energy booster in pregnancy, crush leaves in cold H2O and bathe early morning
H(202) bad odour in women, pound leaves of Justicia heterocarpa add to H2O and wash private parts
Region : East Africa
Country : Uganda (Mabira Central Forest Reserve)
Vernacular name : kalaaza (Luganda)