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Chiangda gymnema is derived from the Hindi word “gurmar” meaning sugar killer.
In Chiangda vegetables found important substances in the triterpene saponin group called gymnemic acid has the effect of inhibiting the transport of sugar. Slow down the absorption of sugar in the small intestine.
In addition, gymnemic acid stimulates the formation and repair of beta cells in the islets of Langerhans in the pancreas, increasing insulin secretion. As a result, blood sugar decreases.
Source: Faculty of Pharmacy Mahidol University