Cissus quadrangularis Dry Extract
Botanical name / Scientific Name: Cissus quadrangularis
Common Name: Hadjod
3-Ketosteroides 2.5% & 5%
Cissus quadrangularis is a plant whose extracts have long been used in folk medicine, including Ayurveda and in traditional African and Thai medicine. Cissus quadrangularis is a perennial plant of the grape family native to tropical Asia, the Middle East, and much of Africa. The name quadrangularis was used because of the angular, four-sided shape of the plant's stem.
- Cissus quadrangularis is used for obesity, diabetes, a cluster of heart disease risk factors called “metabolic syndrome,” and high cholesterol.
- It has also been used for bone fractures, weak bones (osteoporosis), scurvy, cancer, upset stomach, hemorrhoids, peptic ulcer disease (PUD), painful menstrual periods, asthma, malaria, and pain.
- Cissus quadrangularis is also used in bodybuilding supplements as an alternative to anabolic steroids.