Urtica parviflora Roxb.

DeFilipps, Robert A. & Krupnick, Gary A., 2018, The medicinal plants of Myanmar, PhytoKeys 102, pp. 1-341: 164-165

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http://dx.doi.org/10.3897/phytokeys.102.24380

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scientific name

Urtica parviflora Roxb.
status

 

Urtica parviflora Roxb. 

Names.

English: Mousa nettle.

Range.

Eastern Asia - Himalayas (Bhutan, North India, Kashmir, Nepal, Sikkim).

Use.

Root: Oil from the root used as a stomachic.

Notes.

In India the whole plant is used in a decoction for fevers ( Jain and DeFilipps 1991). The species is said to be used as a tonic and suppository; for fever, gout, parturition, and rheumatism; and as a counterirritant, for dislocation, fracture, sprain, and swelling ( Duke 2009).

Reference.

Nordal (1963).

Kingdom

Plantae

Phylum

Tracheophyta

Class

Magnoliopsida

Order

ORDO

Family

FAMILIA

Genus

Urtica