Cissus quadrangularis is a vine that grows in parts of Africa and Asia. It is one of the most commonly used medicinal plants in Thailand, Korea and other parts of Asia. All parts of the plant are used for medicine. Cissus quadrangularis is also used for conditions such as diabetes, high cholesterol, hemorrhoids, and many others.

Cissus quadrangularis is a medicinal plant that has been used since ancient times to help strengthen bones, treat diabetes and high cholesterol, and promote weight loss. The entire plant is used in medicine, including the bark, roots, leaves and fruit.

Its chemical components interferon, triterpenoids and alkaloids have been suggested to help treat cancer, arthritis and even HIV infection.

Other Names: Veldt Grape,Devil's Backbone Hadjod, Asthi-Samharaka, Cicus, Hadh Jodh, Hadhjod, Asthisamhara