Month: July 2012

What is Cissus Quadrangularis?

Naming of Cissus Quadrangularis What is Cissus Quadrangularis? Cissus is commonly known as Veld Grape, which as the name suggests, puts it into the grape family.  It has been called the “Devil’s Backbone” due to its physical appearance.  In Thailand cissus is called...
Uses of Cissus

Uses of Cissus

Cissus quadrangularis is used for obesity, diabetes, a cluster of heart disease risk factors called “metabolic syndrome,” and high cholesterol. It has also been used for bone fractures, weak bones (osteoporosis), scurvy, cancer, upset stomach, hemorrhoids, peptic...