Cissus quadrangularis is a perennial plant of the grape family native in particular to countries such as India, Sri Lanka,, Africa and Asia. The plant has been historically used for numerous medicinal purposes and also to assist in healing broken bones and damaged tissue.
Cissus quadrangularis contains a rich source of carotenoids, triterpenoids and ascorbic acid, which In medical trials, have reduced the healing time of broken bones significantly. Other trials have shown a net reduction in overall weight and obesity from its users.
Cissus quadrangularis can be found alongside other sports supplements and is commonly known as ‘Cissus’. Cissus is effective for those aiming to reduce healing time and as a useful means for the management of weight and metabolic syndrome.