Cissus quadrangularis

Cissus quadrangularis, Harjor, Asthi Shrinkhala

Native to certain parts of Asia, Africa, and the Arabian Peninsula, Cissus quadrangularis has long been used as a natural remedy to treat a wide variety of ailments. Since ancient times, people have used it to help treat pain, regulate menstruation, and repair bone fractures. The healing properties of this plant are attributed to its high contents of vitamin C and antioxidant compounds like carotenoids, tannins, and phenols.

Nutraceutic

  • Origin Plant Based
  • Source Itself
  • Type Bioactive Compounds

Bone and Joint Health

Bones and joints support the body and muscles, which make you move. They also take an important part in controlling vitamins, hormones and minerals, such as calcium, vitamin D and thyroid hormones. Supplements that affect bone and joint health help their structure and strength, in addition to contributing to the healthy balance of involved components.
  • Joint Pain and Stiffness

    Different types of Arthritis causes joints to be inflamed, thus they can develop stiffness, warmth, swelling, redness and pain. There are numerous of compounds that can be used to ease those symptoms
  • Age Range Adults (20-59)
  • Toxicity May be toxic in high doses
  • Side effects No adverse side effects reported untill now
  • Warnings

Why be Careful

References

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