Miracle fruit/Gurmar Booti (گڑمار بوٹی) also known as Gymnema Sylvestre, is a staple herb of the Ayurvedic apothecary, traditionally used for supporting balanced blood sugar levels and dulling the palate to the taste of sweets. Gymnema is fascinating in that it works a multifaceted path towards maintaining healthy blood sugar.
Ingredient Name :
Gymnema sylvestre R. Br.
Arabic Name : Barkista
Bengali Name : Meshsingi, Gurmar
English Name : Small Indian Ipecacuanha, Miracle Fruit, Gymnema
French Name : ip’cacuanha
German Name : Gymnema, Merasingi
Gujarati Name : Kavali
Hindi Name : Gurmar, Gudmar
Kannada Name : Kadhasige
Latin name : Gymnema sylvestre R. Br.
Marathi Name : Kavki, Medhaashingi
Persian Name : Kista
Sanskrit Name : Madhunashni, Meshshrangi, Sarpadarushtri
Urdu Name : Gurmar Buti
5 to 7 g powder of the full plant.
People with diabetes should only use Gymnema to lower blood sugar under the clinical supervision of a qualified healthcare professional, as use of the herb may necessitate an adjustment in insulin dosage. Gymnema cannot be used in place of insulin to control blood sugar by people with either type 1 or type 2 diabetes.
Gymnema, while helpful for some individuals, should not be taken by everybody. Gymnema should not be used if you have hypoglycemia, or low blood sugar levels.
Useful in Following diseases:
- Cardiovascular Disorders
- Diabetes Mellitus
- High LDL Cholesterol Level