Benefits of Gymnema
- Gymnema abolishes the taste of sugar thus neutralizing the craving for sweets.
- Gymnema supports health of the pancreas
- Gymnema supports healthy beta cells that are responsible for releasing insulin in the pancreas.
- Gymnema supports healthy liver function
- Gymnema helps to maintain normal serum cholesterol and triglyceride levels.
- Gymnema is also a great choice for athletes and weight-conscious individuals
Directions for taking Gymnema
1 capsule twice daily with meals. Allow several weeks for long lasting benefits. Natural products have a wholistic effect on the body and take time for absorption and results.
Botanical Name : : GYMNEMA SYLVESTRE
Family Name: : ASCLEPIADACEAE
Common Name: : PERIPLOCA OF THE WOODS, GUDMAR
The gymnema plant is acrid, anodyne, liver tonic, emetic, diuretic. Gymnema contains Gymnemic acid, Quercitol, Lupeol, Beta-Amyrin and Stigmasterol, which have glucose lowering properties. The fresh leaves when chewed have the remarkable property of paralysing the sense of taste for sweet and bitter substance for some time.
Research and Studies on Gymnema and its effects on diabetes
The action of Gymnema leaves on pancreas was first documented in the late 1920s.In recently published research from 2004, scholars at Georgetown University Medical Center, Washington D.C. showed Gymnema to be supportive of normal body weight and normal blood lipid levels. The herb, whose name means "Sugar Destroyer" in Hindi, has been used since the sixth century BC to support normal blood sugar levels in the body.
King's College, London published study results in 2005 showing the gymnemic acid in Gymnema was also supportive of normal insulin levels in the body.
Several other research studies and published articles on Gymnema can be found on PubMed's website maintained by the National Institute of Health at pubmed.org.
Pure Gymnema from Himalaya Herbals
Himalaya Gymnema is from the renowned Himalaya Herbals brand endorsed by over 250,000 doctors worldwide and used by customers in over 60 countries. Himalaya Herbals products have been researched clinically and standardized to guarantee bioequivalence. Bioequivalence refers to ensuring that the product on the market is equivalent to the one on which clinical trials were successfully conducted. Himalaya Herbal Healthcare uses chromatographic fingerprinting, one of the most sophisticated standardization techniques, to ensure consistent quality and performance
References and Information on Gymnema:
Himalaya Herbals Company
Brala PM et al. Physiol Behav 1983; 30: 1
Shanmugasundaram ER et al. J Ethnopharmacol 1990; 30: 281
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