Cissus Quadrangularis is widely accepted by the bodybuilders, athletes, physicians for the therapeutic and health benefits. Besides having antioxidant, an anti-inflammatory property CQ supports the immune system and is very popular for its anti-cancer properties. Being the member of botanical Vitaceae family, as same as the grapes, it has a natural beneficial property that heals the bone fractures. Throughout the years it is one of the most popular herbs in medicinal field of India and Africa. Currently research work going on to approve CQ health boosting properties.
First of all CQ benefits include weight loose. A study in 2007 shows an overweight person reduces 15 kgs after completion of the experiment. It helps in reducing blood sugar level and balance the cardiovascular system from heart attacks, strokes, excess strain of an overweight person. It has been used widely in treatments of hemorrhoid. Cissus Quadrangularis stimulates the cells responsible for bone growth. Supplement of CQ improves insulin sensitivity and blood glucose. Even CQ sometimes able to prevent asthma attacks. The anti-inflammatory properties reduce body irritation and swelling. The vitamin C or ascorbic acid present in CQ helps to fight with the pathogen and unwanted foreign substance. It stimulates the growth of body cells which mainly known to fight illness and infections. The supplement is most desired in western world because of relieve provided during menstrual crumps, hormonal imbalances and mood swings and many more.
It is known to recover various bone disorders and commonly termed as “Bone Setter”. Clinical proofs shows it stimulates proliferation and osteoblastic differentiation. Often reduced join pain, increases motion of joint range and stimulates collagen production. Anabolism of bone tissues is another property of CQ. You could use CQ during stomach upset, malaria, pain, diabetes, Scurvy disease, stomach ulcers, asthma, cancer, menstrual discomfort, obesity, weight loss, bone fractures, osteoporosis and many more.
Dosage of Cissus Quadrangularis depends on different factor and condition which includes body chemistry, body temperature, user’s age, life style and many more. Practically there is no written dosage recommended for CQ. So the appropriate range of dosage yet to know. However several prolonged scientific research going on to determine the information. Natural’s products are not always necessarily safe where the dosages are much more important in order to gain proper scientific result. You should always consult the registered physician or pharmacist before using the supplement.
In Ayurveda Cissus quandrangularis is very popular for the medicinal values and widely used since the middle Ages in Africa and Asia. It is wide-spread in India, Thailand, Sri Lanka and some other countries for the effective medicinal values. AHA (American Health Authorities) declared there are no major side effects and its “possibly safe” supplement to use. Study shows CQ improves insulin sensitivity and bone growth in wider range. However improper supplementation can cause mild side effects like nausea, bloating, gas, and headache. It’s totally not recommended for pregnant women, before any kind of surgery, breastfeeding stages etc. Consult Doctor about CQ before starting any supplementation program.