Veldt Grape is a perennial shrub reaching a height of 1.5 m and has quadrangular-sectioned branches with internodes 8 to 10 cm long and 1.2 to 1.5 cm wide. Along each angle is a leathery edge (wing). Toothed trilobe leaves 2 to 5 cm wide appear at the nodes. Each has a tendril emerging from the opposite side of the node. Racemes of small white, yellowish, or greenish flowers; globular berries are red when ripe. It is probably native to India or Sri Lanka, but is also found in Africa, Arabia, and Southeast Asia.
Good for Diarrhoea, Indigestion, Anorexia, Stomach ache and Flatus.
|Botanical Name||Common Name||Hindi||Malayalam|
|Cissus Quadrangularis||Veldt Grape||अस्थिभंग / Asthibhanga||ചങ്ങലംപരണ്ട / Changalamparanda|