Gymnema Sylvestre is a woody vine native to Africa, Asia, and Australia. It goes by many names like the Australian cow plant, Periploca of the woods, and the most famous Hindi term “Gurmar”, which means “sugar destroyer.

It has been used for thousands of years in the ancient Indian medicinal practice. It’s believed a traditional remedy for diabetes, Malaria, and many more.

Gymnema Sylvestre can add benefits to our body in many ways. It’s thought to reduce sugar absorption.

Now let’s take a closer look at what it can do to our bodies:


  • Gymnema Sylvestre, the sugar destroyer, has gymnemic acid as it’s one of the most important primary components which is believed to suppress sugar. It does nothing complex, it just blocks sugar receptors so we found sweets less appealing.


  • Nowadays diabetes has grown on a huge scale and approximately 419 million people around the globe have diabetes. Gymnema Sylvestre, Gurmar, or the sugar destroyer is known for its anti-diabetic properties for a long time now. It may reduce excessive blood sugar levels and help to build diabetic-free health.


  • Gymnema Sylvestre may reduce bad LDL cholesterol and keep a fair cholesterol level in your body.


  • In our body, inflammation is an important and gentle process but when it happens against our own body cells it’s not gentle at all. Gymnema appears its own anti-inflammatory properties. It may reduce inflammation and give you comfort because it has Tannin and Saponin in it. It may help in your weight loss process.
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