|Cissampelos pareira with bulb and fruits found in Panchkhal, Nepal|
Cissampelos pareira is used in Chinese herbology, where it is called xí shēng téng (Chinese: 锡生藤) or (Chinese: 亞乎奴). The species is also known as abuta and is also called laghu patha in Ayurvedic medicine. In Tamil Nadu it is called ponmusutai and it is used for a number of medicinal purposes. Some attention has been paid to it in Kenya, Tanzania, and other places for its anti-malarial properties in particular.  
- "Cissampelos pareira information from NPGS/GRIN". Retrieved 2008-02-05.
- Sankaranarayanan, S., et al. (2010). Ethnobotanical study of medicinal plants used by traditional users in Villupuram district of Tamil Nadu, India. Journal of Medicinal Plants Research 4:12 1089-1101.
- Muthaura, C.N.; Rukunga, G.M.; Chhabra, S.C.; Mungai, G.M.; Njagi, E.N.M. (2007). "Traditional phytotherapy of some remedies used in treatment of malaria in Meru district of Kenya". South African Journal of Botany (www.sciencedirect.com) 73 (3): 402–411. doi:10.1016/j.sajb.2007.03.004. Retrieved 2014-07-22.
- Taylor, Leslie (1996). "Tropical Plant Database entry for: ABUTA - Cissampelos pareira". www.rain-tree.com. Retrieved 2014-07-22.
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