Gudmar or Gurmar Powder – Gymnema sylvestris

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CODE: HP –   – Batch : 5582 – 272519

Disclaimer :  We do not recommend intake of any herb without proper medical guidance.

Allergen Information : All our Products are packed at our facilities in London UK , where Nuts, Seeds, Cereals or other Gluten products are also packed & Handled


Gudmar Leaf Powder or Gurmar Powder –

INCI : Gymnema sylvestris

Other Names : Shardunika, Cow Plant, Autralian Cowplant, Medhasinghi, Medasingi, Kavali, Gudamar, Madhunashini, Kavli, Bedakicha phala, Chakkarakolli, Mrygosingho, Myrosingo, Shirukurinjan, Podapatri, Vodaparthi, Sasinga

Please note : We only use just the leaves to powder. No stems are used

Country of Origin : India



Ayurvedic Classification :

Rasa (Taste) : Bitter, Asringent

Guna :  Laghu (Light), Ruksha  (Dry)

Veerya (Potency) : Ushna (Warming)

Vipaka (Post-digestive effect) – Katu (Pungent)

Doshas : Kaphavata shamaka (Balances Kapha & Vata)  *may increase Vata


The word Gudmar itself means destroyer of sugar in Hindi Language. As the meaning of Gud is Jaggery or sugar and mar means to kill or destroy. It is known to destroy the sugar cravings. It is a common herb of Monsoon forests.

In Ayurveda this herb is mentioned as bitter, acrid, cooling, herb.

The leaves of the plant, when chewed possess the remarkable property of paralysing the sense of taste for sweet and bitter substance for few hours. (Source: Dr. Oudhia on

We do not recommend intake of any herb  without the guidance of Medical Practitioner or Herbalist

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