Health benefits of “Gymnema” Extract Vegetarian Capsules
•Supports healthy blood sugar levels already within optimal range. * •Promotes normal glucose tolerance. * •Helps regulate appetite and craving for sweet food. *
Gymnema Sylvestre also known as “Gymnema”, “Australian cow plant”, and “Gurmar” (meaning ‘destroyer of sugar’) is a perennial, medicinal plant that grows in the tropical areas of India and Australia and has profound significance in Ayurvedic medicine.
Gymnema holds a unique position among the sweetness modifying materials of natural origin. Gymnemic acids which are the major phytoconstituents of Gymnema are responsible for sweet suppression activity. * They interact with taste buds on the tongue to temporarily suppress the taste of sweetness (cravings for sweets) and help maintain healthy blood sugar levels already in the normal range. * Gymnema extract is available as capsules and as a unique herbal tea in combination with Camellia sinensis (Green tea).
Related health benefits of "Gymnema Sylvestre"
Gymnema is also widely known for its ability to help maintain healthy cholesterol levels. * Studies indicate that Gymnema may help optimize lipid metabolism and support heart healthy cholesterol levels.* Since Gymnema is a taste modulator to sucrose and other sugars, and weight gain being the main consequence of accumulation of carbohydrates and fats, Gymnema may support healthy weight management.* The presence of flavonoids, phenols, tannins, and triterpenoids also make Gymnema a potent antioxidant. Ingredients in Gymnema
The leaves and extracts of Gymnema contain “gymnemic acids” as the major bioactive constituents. It also contains flavones, anthraquinones, and related glycosides.
Suggested use: Take 1 capsule twice a day with a glass of water or as suggested by your health care provider.
Other ingredients: Vegetable cellulose capsules.
No additives, artificial fillers or binders.
Gymnema Caution / Warning
Consult your health care provider prior to the use of “Gymnema Extract Vegetarian Capsules” if you are on insulin or using oral hypoglycemic agents, pregnant or nursing, taking medications, or have a medical condition. Keep out of the reach of children.