Gymnema

What other names is Gymnema known by?

Gemnema Melicida, Gimnema, Gur-Mar, Gurmar, Gurmarbooti, Gymnema montanum, Gymnema sylvestre, Gymnéma, Gymnéma Sylvestre, Madhunashini, Merasingi, Meshashringi, Miracle Plant, Periploca sylvestris, Shardunika, Vishani.

What is Gymnema?

Gymnema is a plant. The leaves are used to make medicine.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Diabetes, metabolic syndrome, weight loss, stimulating digestion, malaria, cough, snake bites, softening the stool (laxative), and increasing urine excretion (diuretic).

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