Gurmar Powder

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Gurmar Powder

Gymnema sylvestre, leaves powder

Primary Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • Act as a dietary supplement. Neutralize the sweets effect.
  • Pancreatic tonic
  • Supports healthy pancreas.

Other Benefits as per Ayurveda

  • Helps to maintain healthy metabolism.
  • Helps to support the absorption of carbs.

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POSSIBLE INDICATIONS

  • Sugar health
  • Hyperglycemia
  • High cholesterol
  • Excessive thirst
  • Obesity
  • UTI

Common & Uncommon Names

  • Family Name: Apocynaceae
  • Botanical Name: Gymnema Sylvestre
  • English Name: Gymnema
  • Hindi Name: Gurmar

Other Uncommon Names:

Gurmarbooti, Periploca of the woods, Meshashringi, Gymnema, Gurmari, Gemnema Gymnema, Madhunashini, Amudha Pushpam, Merasingi, Meshashringi, Madhoolika, Periploca Sylvestris, Vishani, Shardunika, Madhunashini.

Properties

  • Rasa (Taste): Astringent, Bitter
  • Guna (Characteristics): Light, Dry
  • Virya (Potency): Hot
  • Vipaka (Post Digestive Effect): Pungent

Best Source:

Throughout India in an attitude ranging from 300-700 m – Konkan, Western Ghats and Deccan, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Uttar Pradesh. (Best source is in dry forest upto 600m).

As per ayurveda:

Gymnema Sylvestre, whose Sanskrit name is “Gurmar”, literally means “Sweet taste Destroyer”. It has been used safely for centuries in Ayurveda (Indian herbal system) as part of the daily diet to help maintain healthy pancreatic function. Saves the body from the harmful effects.

Due to its hot potency it helps to balance the Vata (Air) & Kapha (Water). If one eats some leaves of Gurmar it has the ability to stop the sense of sweet taste of tongue for some time. It is also said that it is a pungent rejuvenating herb. It has been used safely for centuries in ayurveda as part of daily diet.

Pancreatic Tonic

Due to its bitter taste it helps as a regular diet plan for sugar intake.

It helps to maintain the metabolic activities of liver, kidney and spleen. And pancreas tonic

Directions for Use:

Serving Size: Take 5 gms (One-third to half tea-spoon) 2 times a day Gurmar Powder with water 1 hrs before meals. Take the first dose before breakfast. If you are mixing with other herbs, use Gurmar proportionately or consult your healthcare provider.

Ayurvedic Lifestyle (Healthy Tips)

  • Nutritional diet
  • Morning walk
  • Yoga
  • Positive mind
  • Ashwagandha powder

Foods to Favor

  • Non fat dairy products
  • Beans
  • Lean meat
  • Methi (fenugreek)
  • Tomato
  • black pepper
  • Whole grains
  • Oats
  • Green grams
  • Milk
  • Peas
  • Broccoli
  • Spinach
  • Sprouts
  • Pulses with husk
  • Canola oil
  • Flaxseed oil
  • Apple
  • Papaya
  • Orange
  • Pear
  • Guava
  • Berries
  • Carrot
  • Eggs
  • Avocado
  • barley B

Foods to Avoid 

  • Red meat
  • White bread
  • Whole milk
  • Full fat dairy products
  • White rice
  • Potatoes
  • Fruit juice
  • Raisins
  • Soft drinks
  • Excessive sweet products
  • Candies or junk food

Do’s

  • Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.
  • Eat a diet with whole grains.
  • Get regular exercise or physical activities.

Don’t

  • Limit the intake of alcohol and smoking.
  • Avoid artificial sweeteners in cakes and pastries.
  • Limit the food that is high in fat and sugar.
  • Avoid unnecessary stress, anger and worries.

Precautions

  • Pregnant/Lactating women, children or any with Known pre-existing condition should take under the advice of a healthcare provider. Keep away from the reach of children.

Classical References

  • Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India
  • Dravyaguna Vigana
  • Adarsh Nighantu

SCIENTIFIC REFERENCES:

  • Shigematsu N., Asano R., Shimosaka M., Okazaki M. Effect of administration with the extract of Gymnema sylvestre R.Br leaves Biol Pharm Bull. 2001; 24: 713-717
  • Isolation and characterization of gymnemic acid from indigenous gymnema sylvestre Journal of Applied Pharmacy (ISSN 19204159) 34- 115 V North Saskatoon SK Canada S7L 3E4.

Reference Classical or Govt. Approved Books

This formula has been approved by department of Ayush/ Government of India after the proper screening of scientific evidences as well as classical reference of each ingredient by the GOVT REGULATORY BOARD COMMITTEE.

GMP and USDA Certified Organic Manufacturing Facility: Laboratory tested for quality purity and heavy metal standards.

**These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any Disease.

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