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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Gymnema sylvestre is an Indian herb known as "the sugar destroyer.
Gymnema sylvestre for diabetes mellitus: a systematic review.
Gymnema sylvestre was included in the formula to treat the insulin resistance and hyperlipidemia and assist with reducing associated carbohydrate cravings.
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Glucofactors[R] three daily before food (Bioceuticals capsule contains extracts equivalent to dry Gymnema sylvestre (gymnema) leaf 1.
A methanol extract of Gymnema sylvestre leaf and callus showed anti-diabetic activities through regenerating [beta]-cells.
Ervolino was impressed by another feature of Gymnema sylvestre.
Ayurvedic-Life International, LLC announced today that it's sponsored research at King's College-London featuring it's multi-patented next-generation Gymnema sylvestre extract, "validates its development for clinical use" per a research paper published in Cellular Physiology and Biochemistry, February 2009;23:125-132.
Eleven patients with type 2 diabetes received 1 g per day of a high-molecular-weight Gymnema sylvestre extract (Om Santal Adivasi) for 60 days.
Most recently, Americans are discovering herbs like Gymnema sylvestre, which is used for blood sugar balance, or ashwagandha to help cope with stress and provide more energy.
Gymnema Sylvestre has been safely used for centuries.
Group B received a combination of Super CitriMax (2,800 mg HCA per day) plus niacin-bound chromium as ChromeMate(R) (400 mcg chromium per day) and Gymnema sylvestre extract (400 mg providing 100 mg gymnemic acids per day).