Gymnema Sylvestre – asclepias geminata. Gymnema Sylvestre is an Indian herb, traditionally used to control high blood sugar levels and for promoting the health of the pancreas. This herb is commonly used today by those with disturbed carbohydrate metabolism, hypoglycaemia or cravings for sugar and other sweet foods.
primary active(s): gymnemic acid
contraindications: Should not be taken by diabetics without the consent of a GP or qualified practitioner.