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Latin Name(s): Cissus Quadrangularis

English Name(s): Veld grape

Sanskrit / Indian Name (s): Asti Sandhana


Cure for: It has been prescribed in ancient Ayurvedic texts as a general tonic especially for the fractured patient. Since then it has been in extensive use by bone setters both for external application and as an internal medicine.

The stem of Cissus quadrangularis is also reputed in Ayurveda as alterative, anthelmintic, dyspeptic, digestive, tonic, analgesic in eye and ear diseases, in the treatment of irregular menstruation and asthma, and in complaints of the back and spine. Cissus quadrangularis contains high amount of vitamin C, carotene A, anabolic steroidal substances and calcium.Recent studies have shown  that the extract of Cissus is beneficial in promoting weight loss, heart health, blood sugar control and many other positive health benefits.

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