Organic Gymnema Leaf

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Dried Herbs > Leaves
Organic dried gymnema leaves, derived from the Gymnema sylvestre plant native to India, have been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine for various health benefits especially for digestive help. . . . read more

Selected Size/Selection: 250g

250g
$16.90 (AUD)
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Organic dried gymnema leaves, derived from the Gymnema sylvestre plant native to India, have been used for centuries in Ayurvedic medicine for various health benefits. Here are some common uses of dried gymnema:

  1. Blood Sugar Control:

    • Diabetes Management: Gymnema is renowned for its ability to help regulate blood sugar levels. It contains compounds known as gymnemic acids, which may help reduce the absorption of sugar in the intestines and increase insulin sensitivity. This can be beneficial for individuals with diabetes or those looking to manage blood sugar levels.
  2. Weight Management:

    • Appetite Suppression: Gymnema may help reduce cravings for sweet foods by blocking the taste of sweetness on the tongue. This can aid in weight management efforts by curbing sugar cravings and promoting a healthy diet.
    • Metabolism Support: Some studies suggest that gymnema may help support metabolism and fat metabolism, which can contribute to weight loss or weight management goals.
  3. Digestive Health:

    • Indigestion Relief: Gymnema leaves have been used traditionally to support digestive health and alleviate symptoms of indigestion, bloating, and gastrointestinal discomfort. They may help stimulate digestion and relieve digestive disturbances.
    • Constipation Relief: Gymnema is believed to have mild laxative effects, promoting bowel regularity and alleviating constipation.
  4. Oral Health:

    • Dental Care: Gymnema leaves may be used in oral care products such as toothpaste or mouthwash for their potential antimicrobial properties. They may help inhibit the growth of bacteria in the mouth, reduce plaque formation, and promote gum health.
    • Sweet Cravings Reduction: Chewing on gymnema leaves may temporarily suppress the perception of sweetness on the tongue, which can help reduce cravings for sugary foods and beverages.
  5. Cholesterol Management:

    • Heart Health: Some studies suggest that gymnema may help lower LDL (bad) cholesterol levels and triglycerides while increasing HDL (good) cholesterol levels. This can contribute to overall heart health and reduce the risk of cardiovascular diseases.
  6. Antioxidant Effects:

    • Free Radical Scavenging: Gymnema leaves contain antioxidants that help neutralise free radicals in the body, reducing oxidative stress and protecting cells from damage. This may contribute to overall health and well-being.
  7. Anti-inflammatory Properties:

    • Gymnema leaves may have anti-inflammatory effects, helping to reduce inflammation in the body. This can benefit individuals with inflammatory conditions such as arthritis or inflammatory bowel disease.

Place of Origin

India - Organic

Botanical Name

Gymnema sylvestre

Form

Leaf

Ingredients

100% Gymnema.
No preservatives, artificial colours, sweeteners or flavours.
Gluten free, dairy free and no added sugar.
Source of fibre.
No Palm Oil.
Vegetarian/Vegan.

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