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In Asia, Gynostemma is known as a magical grass. It has been reported to have a wide range of health-promoting benefits
The ultimate greatness of Gynostemma lies in its broad spectrum adaptogenic stress modulating quality.* Adaptogenic herbs help improve the efficiency of the metabolic, neurological, immunologic, respiratory and endocrine systems in normal healthy people. Prolonged consumption of Gynostemma supports the adaptive capacity of people at every level of their life.*
Gynostemma has a double-direction, regulating, adaptogenic influence on the central nervous system. It is calming when one is overexcited and invigorating when one is fatigued. Gynostemma is widely known for its spirit-lifting effect on ones mood. Gynostemma may have a beneficial effect on the heart by supporting circulation*
Gynostemma has been shown to have a double-direction activity with regard to weight. Gynostemma can be useful in reducing excessive body fat, when combined with a reasonable exercise program and a healthy diet that modulates caloric intake. Gynostemma may also help athletes, body builders or excessively slim people to gain weight. Gynostemma helps balance the bodys metabolism
Gynostemma is a potent antioxidant for healthy people.
The saponins in Gynostemma are called gypenosides. There are over 100 gypenosides in Gynostemma. These gypenosides help support healthy normal liver functions These gypenosides are the constituents responsible for the adaptogenic qualities of this tonic