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Jiaogulan (Gynostemma pentaphyllum) -- Gynostemma herb and capsules

Answer:

Gynostemma pentaphyllum (also known as jiaogulan) is an herb native to China and Vietnam. As a supplement, an extract of Gynostemma pentaphyllum known as ActivAMP is often promoted as an "AMPK activator," i.e., activating the enzyme AMP-activated protein Kinase (AMPK), which stimulates sugar intake in skeletal muscles. Consequently, it has been promoted for improving metabolism, as well as for increasing energy and for anti-aging effects. This has led to further promotion of it as a treatment for people with type 2 diabetes or high cholesterol, as well as for weight loss. We investigated the evidence behind these potential uses. See our complete answer >>

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