The analgesic activity of ethanolic extract of leaves of Stephania japonica has also been described (Rahman et al.
Antioxidant, analgesic and toxic potentiality of methanolic extract of Stephania japonica (Thunb.
Antioxidant, analgesic and toxic potentiality of Stephania japonica (Thunb.
ericifolia (oil from these leaves has been used for dental and medical preparations), a subspecies of Stephania japonica
(used in several cultures for its antispasmodic and astringent action), a rare species of Coprosma (inopinata) that was only discovered on the mountain ridges in 1990, and Chionanthus quadristamineus (blue plum), with its large blue fruit.
As a part of our ongoing investigations on local medicinal plants of Bangladesh  in this paper, we reported antioxidant, analgesic and toxic potentiality of the leaves of Stephania japonica.
Table 1: Result of chemical group tests of the methanol extract of Stephania japonica leaf.
Menispermaceae Moshi lota (Thunb.
Tetrandrine, an alkaloid found in Stephania japonica
, has anti-inflammatory activity.
Malvaceae Peeth berela 39 Stephania japonica
For instance, the leaf of Stephania japonica was used to treat ailments like cardiovascular disorders, diarrhea in children, and edema, while a combination of leaf and flower of the same plant was used for treatment of bone fracture or debility.
Leaf juice from Stephania japonica was administered orally to treat fever by the Kavirajes of Begumganj in Noakhali district.
Musaceae Kola (variety in which fruits have seeds) Stephania japonica
Menispermaceae Fote pata, Agolti (Thunb.