Gymnema sylvestre

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Gymnema sylvestre

(jim-nē′mă sil-ves′trē)
A climbing herb native to the tropical forests of India. It has been used in Ayurvedic medicine as a treatment for diabetes mellitus. It is sometimes referred to locally as gurmar.

Gymnema sylvestre,

n See gymnema.
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Shardunika, Gymnema silvestre, is an Indian medicinal leafy green herb known for its power to eliminate sugar cravings and regulate blood sugar.