Overview

Cissus quadrangularis is a vine that grows in Africa and parts of Asia. It is one of the most commonly used medicinal plants in Thailand, and is also used in traditional African and Ayurvedic medicine. All parts of the plant are used for medicine.

Cissus quadrangularis is commonly used for bone health and weight loss. It is also used for conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol, hemorrhoids, and many others, but there is no good scientific evidence to support these uses.

How does it work ?

There is not enough information to know how Cissus quadrangularis might work for medicinal purposes in people. Test tube studies and research in animals show that it has antioxidant, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties. It might have activity against the organism that causes malaria.

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