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Stephania Health Benefits, Properties, and Uses

Stephania

Scientific Name: Stephania suberosa

Properties: Anti-inflammatory, Analgesic, Anti-allergenic, Anti-tumor

What is Stephania?

Stephania is the Stephania suberosa plant, a climbing plant native to Thailand. It has large above-ground tubers, with green vines and small, yellow flowers. Its roots, stems and leaves are used in herbal medicine.1

Stephania Health Uses and Health Benefits

The most well-known health benefits of Stephania is as a remedy for high blood pressure, which is its common use in Traditional Chinese Medicine. In other traditional herbal medicine systems, Stephania roots are used as a natural analgesic to alleviate joint and muscle pain and fever. Stephania also has natural antibacterial benefits shown to be effective against certain strains of bacteria. As a natural diuretic, Stephania is also beneficial for kidney health and alleviating water retention.2,3

References

  1. http://www.llifle.com/Encyclopedia/SUCCULENTS/Family/Menispermaceae/35241/Stephania_suberosa 
  2. http://www.askdrmao.com/natural-health-dictionary/stephania-root/
  3. https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25208614 

CuresDecoded worldwide community recommends Stephania for:

Arrhythmia Effective
Arthritis Effective
Kidney Failure Effective
Beriberi Effective
Edema Effective

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