Philippine natural and mountain herbs as an alternative medicine.
Introduce Smilax bractita Rhizome of smilax bacteata use for leprosy,
uric acid,cough problem,fever,blood condition,urine problem,
syphillis and skin problem. Phenolic Compounds: Study of methanol extract of Smilax bracteana rhizomes yielded six new phenolic compounds with five other known compounds.
Antioxidant / Radical Scavenging Activity: Ethanolic extract yielded six phenylpropanoid glycosides - smilasides G-L along with four known phenylpropanoid compounds and 14 known phenolic compounds. Compounds 1-6 exhibited moderate scavenging activities against DPPH radicals.