December 07, 2022

Gymnema 1:1 Gymnema Sylvestre


Gymnema is most commonly used in the treatment of diabetes and to assist with weight loss


3-10 mls per day, 20-70 mls per week

Parts Used:


Main Actions:

  • Antidiabetic
  • Hypoglycaemic
  • Hypocholesterolaemic
  • Hypolipidaemic
  • Antiobesity

Key Indications:

  • Diabetes, insulin resistance
  • Metabolic syndrome X, to assist with weight loss
  • Sweet craving, dysglycaemia (lower doses)
  • Hypocholesterolaemia, elevated triglycerides

Major Safety Issues:

Saponins may cause or aggravate gastro-oesophageal reflux