- Enhances glucose metabolism
- 400 mg of Gymnema Sylvestre (GS4 PLUS®) (6:1)
What is Gymnema Sylvestre?
Now Foods Gymnema Sylvestre is a nutritional supplement with great capacity to control blood sugar levels. Its a plant originated in the tropical areas of Asia, Africa, Australia and Central America. The popular name gur-ma comes from hindi and means sugar killer due to the characteristic property of this plant to remove sweetness from food.
Which are the properties of Gymnema Sylvestre?
Several scientific studies show that this herb contributes to a healthy glucose metabolism through its capacity to enhance a healthy pancreatic function. Gymnemic acid is used as an antidiabetic in natural medicine because it increases beta pancreatic cells, which also increases insulin levels.
Its also an antihyperglycemic agent that prevents food sugar from assimilating as the gymnemic acid blocks glucose receptors. Gymnema Sylvestre, in addition, suppresses carbohydrate cravings.
Gymnema Sylvestre is often combined with cinnamon, chromium, zinc, biotin and bitter melon as healthy alternatives to control blood sugar levels.
Who benefits from Gymnema Sylvestre?
- Anyone looking for a supplement to control their blood sugar levels.
- People on a diet looking for a little help to get rid of sweet cravings.