A plant used to treat bone fractures is
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A plant used to treat bone fractures is

A

Hevea brasiliensis

B

Lawsonia inermis

C

Digitalis purpurea

D

Cissus quadrangular

Answer

Cissus quadrangular is a vine that grows in Africa. It is also found in some parts of Asia. All parts of the plant are used for medicine. It has been used for bone fractures, gout, rheumatoid arthritis, allergies, loss of appetite (anorexia), weak bones (osteoporosis), scurvy, cancer, upset stomach, hemorrhoids, peptic ulcer disease (PUD), etc. It has antioxidant, analgesic, and anti-inflammatory properties, by which it works.
So, the correct answer is 'Cissus quadrangular'.

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