Other Benefits as per Ayurveda
- Helps to maintain healthy metabolism.
- Helps to support the absorption of carbs.
- Sugar health
- High cholesterol
- Excessive thirst
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.
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
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.
- Rasa (Taste): Astringent, Bitter
- Guna (Characteristics): Light, Dry
- Virya (Potency): Hot
- Vipaka (Post Digestive Effect): Pungent
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).
Directions for Use
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
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.
- Nutritional diet
- Morning walk
- Positive mind
- Ashwagandha powder
Foods to Favor
- Non fat dairy products
- Lean meat
- Methi (fenugreek)
- black pepper
- Whole grains
- Green grams
- Pulses with husk
- Canola oil
- Flaxseed oil
- barley B
Foods to Avoid
- Red meat
- White bread
- Whole milk
- Full fat dairy products
- White rice
- Fruit juice
- Soft drinks
- Excessive sweet products
- Candies or junk food
- Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.
- Eat a diet with whole grains.
- Get regular exercise or physical activities.
- 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.
- Ayurvedic Pharmacopoeia of India
- Dravyaguna Vigana
- Adarsh Nighantu
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
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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.