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Cissus sicyoides, Cissus verticillata, Possum Grape Vine, Princess Vine, Season Vine, Monkey Liana

Cissus sicyoides, Cissus verticillata

Possum Grape Vine, Princess Vine, Season Vine, Monkey Liana
Family: Vitaceae
Origin: Tropical America
Vine or creeperFull sunSemi-shadeModerate waterOrnamental foliageEthnomedical plant.
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Fast growing ornamental vine with woody stems and waxy dark green leaves. Black grape-like fruit are very showy in fall. Medicinal plant popularly known in Brazil as cipo-puca, insulina. The plant is used in several diseases, including rheumatism, epilepsy, stroke and also in the treatment of diabetes. Leaf decoctions of Cissus sicyoides are taken widely as a popular remedy for diabetes mellitus in Brazil, where its common name is vegetal insulin.


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Cissus sicyoides, Cissus verticillata, Possum Grape Vine, Princess Vine, Season Vine, Monkey Liana
Cissus sicyoides, Cissus verticillata, Possum Grape Vine, Princess Vine, Season Vine, Monkey Liana


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