Cissus quadrangularis formulation in the management of metabolic syndrome, particularly weight loss and central obesity All participants received two daily doses of the formulation or placebo and remained on a normal or calorie-controlled diet for 8 weeks. As a result, significant net reductions in weight and central obesity, as well as in fasting blood glucose, total cholesterol, LDL-cholesterol, triglycerides, and C-reactive protein were observed in participants who received the formulation, regardless of diet.
It is mainly used to help in treatment of fractured bones, asthma and cardiac problems.
It is anthelmintic, digestive and analgesic.
It is useful in eye and ear diseases and in irregular menstruation.
It is useful in colic, leprosy, ulcers, tumours and skin diseases.