Latin Name : Cissus quadrangularis, Vitis quadrangularis, Lycopodium imbricatum, Heliotropium indicum
In Hindi it means to join the broken bones, also known as Veldt Grape
Parts : Stems
Origin : India
Other Names : Asthishrinkhla, Adament creeper, Square, Stalked vine, Stemed vine, Veldt grape, Devil’s backbone, Pirandai, Sannalam, Sanallam, Nalleru, Vajravelli, Mangara valli, Hadsankal, Kandvel, Hadavhanga, Piranti, Vedhari, Horjora, Harbhanga, Edible stemmed vine, Bone setter, Hadjora, Hadsarihari, Harsankari, Har, Hasjora, Horjora, Chodari, Chodhari, Hadsand, Mangarahalli, Cannalamparanta, Peranta, Harsankar, Nallar, Nelleratiga, Hadavahnga, Hathisur, Heeressa, Treebine, Zarnazaru, Banddiagra, Oongoonujaara, Khankho, phet sangkhaat, san cha khuat, Hadsanka and Asthisamadhani. Hadjod, Asthisamharaka, Asthiyuk, Asthi shrunkala, Granthimana, Knotted stem, Bhutopadrava, Chaturdhara, Chatusira, Changalam paranda, Changlamparanta, Asthisamhari, Vajrangi
Chemical constituents : Hadjod contains Iridoids, alkaloids, flavonoids, stilbene derivatives, sterols, triterpenes, fatty acids, methyl esters, and other phytochemicals.
The Leaves are also known to contain Tetratriacotanol, Ecosyl eicosanoate, Tetratriacontanoic acid, Î±Î²-amyrin, Î²-sitosterol. And Polyphenols such as Daidezein, Quercetin, and Genistein were also reported in the leaves.
Dosage : Add 3-6gm sof stem to the boiling water & drink the water 2-3 times a day
Ayurvedic Classification :
Rasa (Taste) : Katu (Pungent) Madhura (Sweet)
Guna (Action) : Laghu (Light) Ruksha (Dry) Sara (Unstable)
Veerya (Potency) : Ushna (Warming)
Vipaka (End Taste) : Katu(Pungent)
Dosha Effect : Vatahara, Kaphahara (Balances Vata & Kapha)