Origin: Derived from the herbaceous climbing vine called Gynostemma pentaphyllum
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Overview: Gynostemma is a quintessential adaptogenic herb. Gynostemma is an adaptogen and antioxidant and it supports the healthy activity of the immune system. It is also used to help support and maintain normal healthy respiratory, cardiovascular, digestive and liver functions.
Gypenosides are triterpenoid saponins and are the main active components of Gynostemma pentaphyllum. They have been traditionally used in herbal medicine and have been shown to be effective in the treatment of cardiovascular diseases, although their mechanism of action is unknown.
Common Dosage:The recommended dosage for Gynostemma is 450 mg daily in healthy individuals.