Gynostemma Leaf, 1oz
Also called Jiao Gu Lan
A quintessential adaptogenic herb. Gynostemma leaf is know in Asia as the "Miracle Leaf" and shares a remakable similar chemical profile with Ginseng. The delicate bright green leaf of this vine-like tropical plant is regarded as one of Asia's premier healthy-aging herbs. It is an antioxidant and an adaptogen.
It supports the adaptive response and helps us handle stress more efficiently. It supports the healthy activity of the immune system. It has been traditionally used to help support and maintain normal healthy respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive and liver functions. The primary active constituents of Gynostemma are known as gypenosides. Cumulative studies on this herb since 1976 show that it contains over 150 naturally occuring gypenosides which all contribute to it's profound adaptogenic capacity.