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Gymnema sylvestre (redirected from Gymnema silvestre)
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.
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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.