Author(s): Yogitha Bali M.R
Fractures are normally managed with reduction, retention and rehabilitation for the proper union. It takes three weeks for a fracture to heal. In Ayurvedic medical science, there are many herbs that accelerate the fracture healing and make the patient independent earlier. Cissus quadrangularis also known as asthi shrunkala, is one such effective herb that has been experimented and proved to be effective through research studies. With the intention of creating awareness of this herb so that this can be used clinically, a literary review of the scientific studies of this herb has been made.