|Urdu Name:گڑ ماربوٹی|
|English Name:Miracle Fruit|
|Scientific Name:Gymnema sylvestre|
|Arabic Name:الفاكهة المعجزة|
|Hindi Name:चमत्कारी फल|
Gymnema is a woody climbing shrub native to India and Africa. The leaves are used to make medicine. Gymnema has a long history of use in India’s Ayurvedic medicine. The Hindi name, gurmar, means “destroyer of sugar.”
Today, gymnema is used for diabetes, metabolic syndrome, weight loss, and cough. It is also used for malaria and as a snake bite antidote, digestive stimulant, laxative, appetite suppressant, and diuretic.
- Weight loss.
- Metabolic syndrome.
- Stimulating digestion.
- Snake bites.
- Softening the stool (laxative).
- Increasing urine excretion (diuretic).
- The beneficial properties of gudmar may include.
- It may have a blood sugar lowering effect.
- It may have a cholesterol-lowering effect.
- It may have anti-inflammatory properties.
- It may benefit in maintaining a healthy weight.
- It may have antimicrobial activity.
- It may have anti-cancer activity.
- It may have antioxidant activity.
Gymnema is POSSIBLY SAFE when used appropriately for up to 20 months.