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Chiengda, an herb that lowers blood sugar
In Chiangda vegetables found important substances in the triterpene saponin group called gymnemic acid, which has the effect of inhibiting the transport of sugar. Slow down the absorption of sugar in the small intestine.
In addition, gymnemic acid stimulates beta cell regeneration and repair in the pancreas. Stimulate the release of more insulin. As a result, blood sugar decreases.
Source: herbal information booklet Faculty of Pharmacy Mahidol University