Benefits of Gymnema (Gurmar) for Diabetes

Gurmar in Hindi, or Madhunashini in Sanksrit, means destroyer of sugar.

I t can suppress the ability to taste sugar.

It does this through the use of its leaves which contain gymnemic acid

Gymnemic acid is a bioactive compound that interacts with taste receptors on the tongue to suppress sweet taste.

It can help regenerate the pancreas’ beta cells, which produce insulin.

It is said to be able to improve cell permeability, thus helping insulin absorption.

It can help normalize blood sugar, lower triglycerides, and reduce sugar cravings.