Cissus is an African plant widely used in traditional herbal medicine and in sports supplementation. Cissus owes its healing potential due to the content of unique ketosteroids – organic compounds belonging to tetracyclic triterpenoids. They can be found in all parts of the plant. They have a beneficial effect on the connective tissue and also inhibit the synthesis of inflammatory mediators. They additionally show an anabolic effect and may accelerate the reduction of fat.
Preparations in this category are powerful support for the bone and joint system, accelerate post-injury regeneration of the musculoskeletal system, have strong analgesic and anti-inflammatory effects. They can be used in the prevention and therapy of sports injuries and after fractures, bone cracks, connective tissue damage. They are perfect as an element of osteoporosis prophylaxis – they are especially recommended for women during menopause, who are at a higher risk of this disease. Cissus can also be used as an aid in the fight for a dream figure. It has been proven that it accelerates the rate of fat burning and promotes the development of musculature.
Our store includes a wide selection of cissus-based supplements. We also offer ActiCissus® -- a patent protected extract standardized for 10% of ketosteroids and 1% of natural calcium.