Support for healthy glucose metabolismDescription:
Ayur-Gymnema, provided by Douglas Laboratories,supplies 250 mg of standardized Gymnema sylvestrein capsule form.Health Functions:
Glucose metabolism that is associated with abnormally high blood glucose can lead to high levels of glycation.Glycation is the non-enzymatic attachment of sugars to major molecules in the body, including proteins, lipids,and nucleic acids. Glycation reactions generate advanced glycation end-products (AGEs) andglycotoxin intermediates. AGEs cause abnormal and destructive functioning of body proteins, lipids, andnucleic acids. AGE-associated damage is suspected in the pathogenesis of many diseases and age-relateddeteriorations.
Gymnema sylvestre is an Ayurvedic botanical that may assist in the normal regeneration and repair of healthypancreatic beta cells. Gymnema is also suspected of reducing intestinal glucose absorption. Native to India,this woody, climbing plant has been used traditionally in India to treat madhu meha, orhoneyurine.Gymnemic acid, an active component of Gynema sylvestre, has been identified in numerousanimal studies as having anti-hyperglycemic effects. Human studies have indicated it may be useful inhealthy glucose metabolism. Ingredients:
Formula(#7675-60X) Each Capsule Contains:
Gymnema sylvestre 250 mg Standardized to 25% Gymnemic acidsServings:
Adults take 1 capsule daily in between meals oras directed by a physician.Caution:
No adverse effects have been reported.
Store in a cool, dry place, away from direct light. Keep out of reach of children.Disclaimer:
The Food and Drug Administration has not evaluated statements contained herein. These products are not intended to diagnose, treat and cure or prevent disease. Always consult with your professional health care provider before changing any medication.