Gymnema sylvestre (gs) r br (gymnema) (asclepiadaceae) has been used from ancient times as a folk medicine for the treatment of diabetes, obesity, urinary disorder, and stomach stimulation the present study was designed to investigate the effects of g sylvestre leaves ethanol extract on gastric mucosal injury in rats.
Gymnema sylvestre is a climbing plant that has been used for over 2000 years today, studies show it is beneficial for diabetes, weight loss, and more.
In 1997, a japanese scientist described the anti-sweet activity of gymnemic acid, the inhibition of intestinal sugar absorption and insulin secretion by gymnemic acids, anti-diabetic effect of leaves of g sylvestre and the development of gymnema tea and gymnema chewing gum for health food for preventing obesity and diabetes.
The present review is a research update on gymnema sylvestre, a rare herb with significant medicinal attributes with an overview of its ethnobotanical uses, phytochemistry dealing with an in-depth study of its phytochemicals, and their bioactivities it also explores the facts and prospects of its development into a modern and efficient therapeutic, contemporary with the present trends of pharmacology and drug development.
An evidence-based systematic review of gymnema (gymnema sylvestre r br), including written and statistical analysis of scientific literature, expert opinion, folkloric precedent, history, pharmacology, kinetics/dynamics, interactions, adverse effects, toxicology, and dosing.
Research paper in vitro and in vivo evaluation of hepatoprotective activity of gymnema sylvestre ar srividya, sameer kumar varma, sp dhanapal, r vadivelan , p.