Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Jiaogulan, "miracle herb") - herbaceous plant used for centuries in traditional medicine of the Far East, which is the source of gypenosides (triterpenes steroids), and glycosides with adaptation properties, boost our immune system and increases the strength and psychophysical capacities and with high antioxidant potential. It participates in many metabolic conversions and stimulates the functioning of the pancreas. Glycosides contained in it allows to increase insulin secretion, and as an end effect, improves glucose utilization affecting the taste receptors, reduces the body's need for sweets. In the sports supplementation it has a crucial impact on the course of metabolic processes and assimilation of nutrients. It is a component of preparations and extracts used for fat reduction (or even weight loss) and creatine stacks and herbal mixtures.
Dosage: 300-600 mg a day, before meals containing carbohydrates.