Gymnema is a woody climbing shrub native to India and Africa. The leaves are used to make medicine. Gymnema has a long history of use in India’s Ayurvedic medicine. The Hindi name, gurmar, means “destroyer of sugar.”
Botanical Name : Gymnema sylvestre
Common Name : Gurmar
Standardized For : Upto 30% Gymnemic acid by HPLC
Description : Light To Dark Green Coloured Powder
Plants Part : Leaf
Uses & Benefits:
Diabetes Gymnema sylvestre has been shown to be helpful in the treatment of Type I and Type II diabetes.
Reduces fasting blood sugar levels, insulin requirements & blood sugar control gets much improved.
Gymnema seems to enhance the action of insulin. Gymnema can double the amount of insulin-producing cells in the pancreas, and return blood sugar levels to normal. Decrease Sugar Cravings – It can take away the ability to taste sweet food.
It can help people who wish to lose weight.
Gymnema removes sugar from pancreas, restores pancreatic function.It stimulates the circulatory system, increases urine secretion.
Also useful for the treatment of swollen glands, cough, and fever.
It helps your blood to clear away of all the toxins.
As it helps to purify blood, it clears up skin. It is a very good remedy for skin infections such as eczema, psoriasis, acne.
Gymnema helps to remove the scars on the face. Gymnema gives glow to your skin.
Gymnema sylvestre help lower bad cholesterol levels & triglycerides.The plant is acrid, anti-inflammatory, anodyne.
It is useful in hepatosplenomegaly, dyspepsia, constipation, jaundice, helminthiasis, cardiopathy, amenorrhoea.