Cissus Quadrangularis is a wild growing plant of the vine family which is native to southern parts of Asia and Africa. In Thailand, Cissus Quadrangularis has long been one of the most commonly used medicinal plants. The plant has also been underused for centuries in Ayurvedic naturopathy in India. In Sanskrit Cissus is called ""Asthisamharaka"", which means ""to protect bones from destruction"".
The climbing plant is known for its high content of vitamins and minerals as well as various secondary plant substances.
Numerous studies and investigations are now dealing with the experience with and effects of Cissus. We recommend that you do your own Internet research in order to familiarise yourself with the latest findings.