Kornax Brand – Gymnema Sylvestre 400 mg, 90 capsules
Standardized 25% Gymnemic Acid
Gymnema sylvestre is an Indian herb, also known as Gurmar and Meshashringi. Research indicates this amazing herb has positive benefits on blood sugar control 1, helps with sugar cravings 2 and to regenerate the pancreas. In one test, the pancreas doubled the number of insulin-producing cells. 3 Another interesting study showed that Gymnema helped reverse the pathological changes occurring in the liver, kidney and muscles as a result of hyperglycemia.
Gymnema sylvestre has no known or documented side effects. It is advisable for diabetics to use this herb with great caution and work in conjunction with a medical physician, as the blood-sugar levels need to be closely monitored and there may be a need to adjust the diabetic medication. The effect seen can take from 3-4 weeks in mild cases of Diabetes Type 2, to up to 2 or 2½ years in severe cases of Diabetes Type 1. Individual results may vary, and are not guaranteed.
Ingredients: Gymnema sylvestre extract 400 mg (25% Gymnemic Acid from the leaves of Gymnema sylvestre).
1 Baskaran K, Kizar Ahamath B, Radha Shanmugasundaram K, Shanmugasundaram ER; Antidiabetic effect of a leaf extract from Gymnema sylvestre in non-insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus patients; J Ethnopharmacol. 1990 Oct; 30(3): 295-300.
2 Brala PM, Hagen RL.; Effects of sweetness perception and caloric value of a preload on short term intake; Physiol Behav. 1983 Jan; 30(1): 1-9.
3 Shanmugasundaram ER, Gopinath KL, Radha Shanmugasundaram K, Rajendran VM; Possible regeneration of the islets of Langerhans in streptozotocin-diabetic rats given Gymnema sylvestre leaf extracts; J Ethnopharmacol. 1990 Oct; 30(3): 265-79.
4 Shanmugasundaram KR, Panneerselvam C, Samudram P, Shanmugasundaram ER; Enzyme changes and glucose utilisation in diabetic rabbits: the effect of Gymnema sylvestre, R.Br.; J Ethnopharmacol. 1983 Mar; 7(2): 205-34.
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