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Official name : Justicia nyassana Lindau
Family : Acanthaceae

1 reference(s) related to this plant

Reference HN 52
Author(s) : Ngezahayo, J., F. Havyarimana, L. Hari, C. Stévigny, P. Duez.
Title : Medicinal plants used by Burundian traditional healers for the treatment of microbial diseases + Supplemtary table Journal of Ethnopharmacology 173, 338–351 (2015)
Symptoms : H(008), H(046)
Recipes : H(046) varicella A handful of leaves of Justicia nyassana are decocted in a bottle of water and rubbed on the body twice a day
H(008) dysentery. 150 g of fresh leaves are pounded and decocted in water (2 glasses). A cup (mixed with honey) is drunk twice a day + beer, sweet products and modern medicines
H(008) diarrhea. A handful of leaves are macerated in a bottle of water. Half a glass is drunk twice a day for 7 days
H(046) measles. (A handful of leaves are decocted in water (1 L). Half a cup is drunk once a day, and decoction is rubbed on the body twice a day until recovery + beer
This plant is reported by 32% of informants
Region : Central Africa
Country : Burundi
Vernacular name : ikinga (Kirundi)