Loose leaf Gymnema sylvestre can be prepared as a tea.
It is also available as raw leaf and powder form.
Gymnema sylvestre is a woody climbing shrub used in the ancient Indian medicinal practice Ayurveda for thousands of years. primary active components in this plant is gymnemic acid, which helps suppress sweetness. It’s also called gurmar, which is Hindi for “destroyer of sugar”
As a supplement, it has been used in combination with other diabetes medications
Gymnema sylvestre is considered to have anti-diabetic properties.
As a supplement, it has been used in combination with other diabetes medications to lower blood sugar.