Latin Name

Cissus quadrangularis

English Name

Edible stemmed vine

Sanskrit Name


Part Used


Effect on Dosha

Pacifies Kapha and Vata

Properties and Uses

Its external application is used in treatment of fractures and traumatic swellings. Nasal inhalation with juice is used in epistaxis. It has digestive properties and relieves flatulence. It is effective in worm infestation. Stem juice is used for consumption to promote healing in fractures.

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