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Gymnema: Gymnema is an herb used medicinally and claimed to be beneficial to the control of blood sugar and in insulin production. Gymnema is available in supplements and extracts.

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Beneficial For Conditions: Gymnema

Adequate amounts of Gymnema are claimed to be potentially beneficial for:

Adequate Amounts Claimed As Preventative For Conditions: Gymnema

Adequate amounts of Gymnema are claimed to be potentially preventative for:

  • Diabetes type II

Toxicity/Overdose Risks For Supplement Or Excessive Intake: Gymnema

Excessive intake of Gymnema may involve the following risks:

  • Shakiness
  • Sweating
  • Confusion
  • Disorientation
  • Loss of consciousness
  • Not for use in people with diabetes unless recommended and monitored by a physician
  • Do not take with other medications, herbs, or supplements that can affect blood sugar
  • Not for use during pregnancy or lactation
  • Do not use in children
  • Possible allergic reaction in some people
  • Possible interactions with other supplements and medications
  • Consult with your physician and all your healthcare providers before using any supplements, herbal remedies, and alternative therapies

Gymnema: Other Names

Other names for this supplements (Gymnema) include:

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