Gynostemma pentaphyllum -Jiaogulan-
€ 8,50 – € 50,00
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Latin name:Gynostemma pentaphyllum
Also know as: Jiaogulan, jiǎogǔlán, 绞股蓝
Gynostemma pentaphyllum – Jiaogulan
Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) is used in folk medicine, typically as an herbal tea, but may be used as an alcohol extract or in dietary supplements. It has it’s use in traditional Chinese medicine, it was a locally-known herb used primarily in mountainous regions of southern China and in northern Vietnam. It is described by the local inhabitants as the “immortality herb”, because a large number of elderly people within Guizhou Province reported consuming the plant regularly.
Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) include sterols, saponin, flavonoids, and chlorophyll. Gypenosides have been extracted from its leaves. Some saponin compounds are the same as those found in ginseng roots. Among many common names are five-leaf ginseng, poor man’s ginseng, miracle grass, fairy herb, sweet tea vine, gospel herb, and southern ginseng.