Gymnema (Gymnema Sylvestre)
The plant of Gymnema Sylvestre is native to the tropical forests of India and Southeast Asia. It grows in environments with tropical temperatures and abundant humidity. It is a woody climbing plant with oval or elliptic leaves and yellow bell-shaped flowers.
In phytotherapy it is used to stimulate the production of natural supplements thanks to its power to reduce lipid circulation in the blood. Indian herbalists have been using the leaves of Gymnema Sylvestre for more than 2,000 years to treat diabetes. It can be useful to help the physiological metabolism of carbohydrates and lipids and to control of the sense of hunger.