quadrangularis is an indigenous medicinal
plant of India. The use of this plant
by the common folk for promoting fracture
healing process is an old practice.
It has been prescribed in ancient
Ayurvedic texts by Bhava Prakash and
Chakra Dutta as a general tonic, especially
for the fractured patient. Since then
it has been in extensive use by bone
setters both for external application
and as an internal medicine to be
taken with milk.
was prescribed in the ancient Ayurvedic
texts as a painkiller with bone
fracture healing properties. Modern
research has shed light on Cissus’
ability to speed bone healing by
showing that it acts as a glucocorticoid
antagonist. It promotes bone growth
and fracture healing. In addition
to speeding the remodeling process
of the healing bone, Cissus also
leads to a much faster increase
in bone tensile strength.