Benefits Revealed After Jiaogulan Research

jiaogulan-imageJiaogulan is a vine type plant scientifically known as Gynostemma pentaphyllum and popularly known as the herb of immortality in various Asian countries including China, Japan and Thailand. After many years of Jiaogulan research it was detected that this herbal offers a number of health benefits to the mankind due to some of the ginseng like compounds present in it. Brief information about the benefits offered by Jiaogulan plant is provided here under so that you can take a final decision about including it in your routine diet.

Benefits for your brain: It has been proved through various researches that the compounds found in Jiaogulan can help in protecting your brain from the damages that can lead to problems like Parkinson’s diseases due to cognitive degeneration. The reports published in the International Medical Research Journal had revealed the fact that mental health benefits can be achieved by including Jiaogulan in your regular diet as it can reduce depression and anxiety by soothing your nerves.

Cardiovascular benefits: According to the research reports published in Phytomedicine in 2005 Jiaogulan can help in protecting from heart attack and other heart related diseases that can lead even to the death of the patient. Reports further said that this herb is protective to the effect of irregular heart beat and heart spasms that can cause death. Moreover it was also detected that regular use of Jiaogulan can also lower the level of cholesterol in your blood and reduce the problem of high blood pressure along with keeping your heart healthy.

Other health benefits of Jiaogulan: Along with cardiovascular and adaptogenic benefits Jiaogulan can also boost you immune system, according to various researches. They have detected that this herb can be beneficial for the athletes as it can increase their endurance and stamina. It has also been revealed that regular use of Jiaogulan can be useful for boosting metabolism along with fat and weight loss as it helps in preventing the accumulation of sugar as fat in our body.

Thus after the research of many years Jiaogulan can really be considered as the herb of immortality as it takes care of your heart and brain along with a number of other vital parts of your body which can cause death if not cared properly. But even after so many benefits you should include Jiaogulan in your routine diet after consulting your doctor as it can increase bowel movement or cause severe nausea if taken more than prescribed dose.