What is Gynostemma extract?
Gynostemma extract (Jiaogulan, Gynostemma pentaphyllum, GpM) is a Chinese medicinal herb. It is also called “Amachazuru” in Japanese and “Panjakun” in Thai. Gynostemma pentaphyllum is in the family Cucurbitaceae. It is a kind of Perennial lianas with vine-like stems and has oval leaves with serrated, white hairs and five-leaf clusters. Jiaogulan is sometimes known as “Southern Ginseng” because it grows in Southern China and has a similar effect as ginseng.
Gynostemma is a kind of herbal tea that is currently being promoted and sold. It is good for health and beauty.
Other names of Gynostemma extract
Chinese: Jiaogulan, Xiancao, Jiao Gu Lan, Jagulan,
English: Southern Ginseng, Gospel Herb, Poor Man’s Ginseng, Immortality Herb, Immortality Tea, Five Leaf Ginseng, Miracle Grass, Fairy Herb, Sweet Tea Vine, GpM, Gynostemma
Korean: Dungkulcha, Dolwe
Thai: Baan Ja Kahn, Jiaogulan
Vietnamese: Giao Co Lam
Latin: Gynostemma pentaphyllum, Gynostemma pentaphyllum (Thunb.) Makino
Chemical components of Gynostemma
The main bioactive ingredients of Jiaogulan are saponins, flavonoids, chlorophyll, and carotenoids. Among them, saponins and flavonoids are identified as the beneficial features of gynostemma.
More than 230 compounds have been identified as being derived from G. pentaphyllum, and it can be divided into saponins, sterols, flavonoids, polysaccharides, and several other compounds according to its chemical structure.
Over 165 dammarane triterpene saponins, ( known as gypenosides), have been identified from Jiaogulan and four (gypenoside III, IV, VIII, and XII) of them are identical to the Panax ginseng (ginsenoside Rb1, Rb3, Rd and F2, respectively), what’s more, the amounts of these ingredients in GpM is more abundant than the Panax ginseng. Flavonoids are the most often polyphenolic plant compounds, which are also referred to as vitamin P, Flavonoids extracted from G. pentaphyllum are mainly composed of kaempferol and quercetin derivatives.
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