Sun dried leaves contain two resins, one that is insoluble in alcohol forming the larger portion and other soluble in alcohol. The resin soluble in alcohol has tingling sensation in throat. It contains no tannins. It also contains new bitter neutral principle, albuminous and coloring matters, calcium oxalate, pararabin, glucose, carbohydrates, some tartaric acid and an organic acid alike glucoside that has anti-saccharine properties. The Plant also contains gymnemic acids, saponins, stigmasterol, quercitol, and the amino acid derivatives betaine, choline and trimethylamine.
It has been used safely for centuries in Ayurveda (Indian herbal system) as part of the daily diet to help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Gurmar stops sugar cravings. As per Ayurveda: The kapha (water) reducing property of Gurmar destroys the cravings for sugar. Gurmar strengthens the pancreas and has been traditionally used for those prone to diabetes. Gurmar increases insulin production by repairing or regenerating the pancreas cells, the site of insulin production. It also abolishes the taste of sugar which effectively suppresses and neutralizes the cravings for sweets.
Product Description Diabets: Gurmar is a blood sugar balancing herb that slows the absorption of sugars into the blood stream and slows the conversion of sugar to fat Reduce Weight: Gurmar fits well into a weight- management program because it complements exercise and dietary reform by promoting healthy blood glucose balance.
-astringent, stomachic, tonic, anti periodic, diuretic and refrigerant.
-It appears to greatly increase the number of insulin-secreting beta cells in the pancreas, while returning blood sugar levels to near normal. It increases the activity of enzymes responsible for glucose uptake and utilization .