About Pirandai / Veldt Grape Powder
Cissus quadrangularis is a perennial plant of the grape family. It is commonly known as veldt grape, devil’s backbone, adamant creeper, asthisamharaka, or asthisamhara, hadjod, and pirandai. The species is native to tropical Asia, Arabia, and much of Africa.
Benefits of Pirandai / Veldt Grape Powder
- Veld Grape is one of the most commonly used medicinal plants in Thailand, and is also used in traditional African and Ayurvedic medicine. All parts of this plant are used for medicine. It is also known that the people in Greece use Veld Grape to treat their king if he suffers from a spinal problem.
- ldt Grape has been used as a medicinal plant since antiquity. In siddha medicine it is considered a tonic and analgesic, and is believed to help heal broken bones, thus its name asthisamharaka (that which prevents the destruction of bones).
- Pirandi has multiple health benefits: It treats indigestion, fractures and sprains, is a best worming medicine, treats piles, menstrual problems and is also the best home remedy for ear pain.
Botanical Name : Cissus Quadrangularis.
English Name : Veldt Grape.
Tamil Name : பிரண்டை / Pirandai.
Hindi Name : हड़जोड़ / हड़जोरा / जंगली-अंगूर / Hadjod, Hadjora, Jangli-Angoor.
Malayalam Name : കാണാളംപരന്ത് / Cannalamparanta.
Telugu Name : గుడమేటిగే / కొక్కిరాయా-రాలు / gudametige, Kokkitaya-ralu.