◆ Jiaogulan leaf extract, also called Gynostemma pentaphyllum, literally "stranded blue plant", is a dioecious, herbaceous climbing vine of the family Cucurbitaceae (cucumber or gourd family) indigenous to the southern reaches of China, northern Vietnam, southern Korea, and Japan.
◆ Jiaogulan is best known as an herbal medicine reputed to have powerful antioxidant and adaptogenic effects purported to increase longevity. Pharmacological research has indicated a number of therapeutic qualities of jiaogulan, such as lowering cholesterol and high blood pressure, and strengthening immunity.
Specification of Jiaogulan leaf extract 95.0% Gypenosides
100% pass 80
Soluble in ethanol and hot water
Loss on drying %
Not containing animal ingredients and derivatives
Heavy Metals (Method: AAS)
Total Plate Count
◆ Gynostemma pentaphyllum extract can Lower blood pressure, blood fat & lowering blood sugar, Regulating Cholesterol.
◆ Gynostemma pentaphyllum has funtions of enhancing heart muscle contractility and heart pumping function.
◆ Southern ginseng extract is with enhancing immune function and build up your strength.
◆ Jiao gu-lan extract has efficacy of anti-cancer and inhibiting kill cancer cells. Enhance the activity of blood lymphocytes.
◆ Jiaogulan leaf extract can be applied in the pharmaceutical fields as the active ingredients in pills, tablets, capsules;
◆ Applied in food field, a series of gynostemma tea and drinks are coming on the market;
◆ Applied in health product field, primarily as a lipid material, to adjust blood pressure and strengthen the immune system;
◆ Applied in cosmetics field, improving scalp microcirculation, with the function of protecting hair.
◆ Although not too many trials have been conducted, the two studies noting that Gynostemma Pentaphyllum could be useful to help diabetes used 6g of the leaves (dry weight) and made tea from that. The leaves themselves are a good source of both classes of active ingredients (the saponins, of which Gypenosides are a subset, and the flavonoids), and this is currently the best-known dosage to use.
◆ Alternatively, due to the similarity between Gynostemma pentaphyllum gypenosides and Panax ginseng ginsenosides they may have a similar active level for isolated alkaloids. 100-500mg gypenosides may be a good educated guess to start from.