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A short review on pharmacological activity of Cissus quadrangularis


Jeganath Sundaran1*, Raleena begum1, Vasanthi1, Manjalam Kamalapathy1, Giridharan Bupesh2,4*, Uttamkumar Sahoo3



1Department of Pharmaceutics, School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Vels Institute of Science, Technology and Advanced Studies (VISTAS), Pallavaram, Chennai-600117, India; 2Research and Development Wing, Central Research Laboratory, Sree Balaji Medical College and Hospital (SBMCH), BIHER, Chennai-600044, India; 3Department of Forestry, Mizoram University, Aizawl, Mizoram -796004; 4Department of Forest Science, Central University of Nagaland, Lumami, India;



Dr. S. Jeganath, Phone: +91 9442302356, Email Id: jeganaths@gmail.com,
bupeshgiri55@gmail.com; *Corresponding author:


Article Type

Research Article



Submitted on January 2, 2020; Revision June 12, 2020; Accepted June 12, 2020; Published August 31, 2020



Cissus quadrangularis L. is a succulent plant of family Vitaceae usually found in tropical and subtropical xeric wood. It is a beefy, desert plant like liana generally utilized as a typical nourishment thing in India. In flow situation center around plant look into has expanded all
through the world and an enormous measure of confirmations have been gathered to show monstrous capability of therapeutic plants utilized in different conventional frameworks. In excess of 15000 plants have been contemplated during the most recent multiyear time
span. As of late researchers are utilizing these sustainable assets to create another age of restorative arrangements. Considering various claims by society to cure specific problems, experts have made efforts to test the plant's suitability through rational natural testing.
Assessment of the writing showed some extraordinary pharmacological exercises of the plant, such as cell reinforcement, free radical search, hostile to microbials, towards bacterial, bone regeneration, ulceration, pain relief, mitigation and diuretics, shown in this questionnaire with the ultimate objective that the possible use of the plant in pharmaceuticals or as an agri business asset can be assessed. This research is an attempt to highlight the numerous standard uses just like pharmacological studies on Cissus quadrangularis L.



Cissus quadrangularis L, pharmacology, medicinal plants, phyto-chemistry



Sundaran et al. Bioinformation 16(8): 579-585 (2020)


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P Kangueane






Biomedical Informatics



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