Abstract

Research Article

A review on efficacy of Cissus quadrangularis in pharmacological mechanisms

Sibi G*, Sadiya Zaki, R Malathi and V Latha

Published: 04 December, 2020 | Volume 3 - Issue 1 | Pages: 049-053

Cissus quadrangularis a succulent vine belongs to Vitaceae family is widely distributed throughout tropical and subtropical regions of the world and used frequently to various disorders. The plant has been reported to contain flavonoids, triterpenoids, phytosterols, glycosides and rich source of calcium. This study aims to bring a systematic review of C. quadrangularis in various pharmacological mechanisms. Evidence from the previous studies suggested the efficacy of C. quadrangularis with antimicrobial, anti-diabetic, anti-inflammatory, anti-obesity, anti-oxidant, bone turnover, cardiovascular and hepatoprotective activities. In conclusion, Cissus quadrangularis appears worthy of pharmacological investigations for new drug formulations.

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Keywords:

Cissus quadrangularis; Osteogenic; Anti-inflammatory; Antimicrobial; Bone turnover

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