Cissus Joint and Tendon Support

Cissus Joint and Tendon Support


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Called the “Bone Setter” in some cultures, Cissus quadrangularis is a traditional Indian medicine now used by modern athletes to treat bone and joint injuries, fight inflammation, and reduce joint pain.  Unlike the garbage traditionally peddled by supplement companies to treat joint pain (like shark cartilage, glucosamine, and chondroitin), cissus actually works, and has been shown to do so in multiple clinical studies.

Studies have shown that cissus is awesome for the following:

  • Treating acute joint pain resulting from excessive exercise.  In hard training men who had no pathological joint issues, joint pain resulting from their training was reduced by almost a third with the use of cissus.
  • Improving the functionality of the joint.  Athletes moved with a better range of motion and reduced pain in one study after being treated with cissus.
  • Drastically reducing inflammation.  Cissus was shown in a clinical study to reduce inflammation even more than NSAIDs typically prescribed for arthritis.  
  • Significantly improving the rate of bone regrowth.  It seems that it was aptly named in India, as one study showed that cissus had a profound impact on the rate of bone regrowth after a fracture.
  • Possible weight loss.  Though it is likely due to the fact that it just foams in your stomach and reduces your appetite that way, cissus consumed prior to meals has been shown to induce fat loss.

To achieve the greatest effect with cissus for joint pain, studies have shown that a daily dose of 3,200mg of cissus quadrangularis was highly effective at reducing joint pain and inflammation, and that seems to match what worked in the animal studies as well. For bone regrowth, doses of 300mg were shown to be effective, and higher doses have not yet been studied.

Additional information

Weight 5 oz

3 reviews for Cissus Joint and Tendon Support

  1. 5 out of 5


    I have found it! The replacement for NSAID’s, my shoulders are so much better. My knee’s are not achy or tight anymore, Cissus works much better than any NSAID.

  2. 5 out of 5


    great product. i have had 2 shoulder surgeries and both have been extensive. i am a year out from my last one, 6 months ago i started taking cissus. my shoulder feels extremely recovered as opposed to the first surgery i had and how i felt 6 months after that one. the inflammation is pretty much gone and my pain is non existent most days.

  3. 5 out of 5


    This product has been excellent in alleviating the pain and related mobility problems associated with sports injuries and arthritic joint pain. It feels great to be able to get out of bed and not feel 95 years old. My joints and tendons are not near as tight.

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