60 vegetarian capsules
One capsule provides:
Gymnema sylvestre (Gymnema) 300 mg`
[leaves, extract standardised for a minimum of 75% gymnemic acids]
Other ingredients: Vegetarian capsule, natural flow agent and microcrystalline cellulose.
Suitable for vegan and vegetarians.
Directions to use: Take one (1) capsule twice per day after a meal, or as directed by your health care provider.
More about Gymnema:
Gymnema contains substances that decrease the absorption of sugar from the intestine. Gymnema may also increase the amount of insulin in the body and increase the growth of cells in the pancreas, which is the place in the body where insulin is made.
- May help with Diabetes
- Beneficial for weight loss programs
- Increasing urine excretion (diuretic)
- Metabolic syndrome
- Stimulating digestion
Pregnancy and breast-feeding: There is not enough reliable information about the safety of taking gymnema if you are pregnant or breast feeding stay on the safe side and avoid use.
Diabetes: Gymnema can lower blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Watch for signs of low blood sugar (hypoglycemia) and monitor your blood sugar carefully if you have diabetes and use gymnema.
Surgery: Gymnema might affect blood sugar levels and could interfere with blood sugar control during and after surgical procedures. Stop using gymnema at least 2 weeks before a scheduled surgery.
Disclaimer: This unregistered medicine has not been evaluated by the SAHPRA for its quality, safety and intended use.