Cissus quadrangular is (Linn) belongs to a family- Vitaceae and are found in hotter parts of India, Ceylon, East Africa and Malaysia and Thailand. It is commonly known as “bone setter or Hadjod” in Ayurveda it has used as fracture healing and used as a food supplement. Phytochemical study of CQ showed high contents of triterpenoids, Flavonoids, saponins, glycosides, alkaloids, proteins, carbohydrates, amino acids, volatile oils etc. All of these components have potentially different metabolic and physiologic effects and gives various pharmacological activity. Present work was aimed to perform phytochemical analysis of this plant. Extract was found to be rich in various constituents like carbohydrates, alkaloids and glycosides.
key words: Cissus quadrangularis stem, Phytochemical screening, Saponins, Glycosides, Alkaloids