Madhunashini has been historically used as a therapy for diabetes and arthritis diseases. It also has earned significant interest as a multi-supportive remedy for weight management.
Madhunashini is an enduring woody plant local to tropical Asia, China, the Arabian Peninsula, Africa, and Australia. It has been utilized in Ayurvedic medication. Basic names incorporate gymnema Australian cowplant, and Periploca of the forested areas, and the Hindi term gurmar, which signifies "sugar destroyer".
The plant is a climber with leaves having delicate hairs on the upper surface. The leaves are stretched oval fit as a fiddle. It has a little, yellow, umbelliferous inflorescence that is delivered consistently.
Madhunashini is a climbing plant, producing stems up to 3 metres long. The leaves are green; the stems are hairy and light brown. It is a well-known Ayurvedic herb with a very good reputation in the treatment of diabetes. It is used particularly to reduce sugar levels in the blood and urine and is also used as a green vegetable.
|Plant Spread||7 inch (18 cm)|
|Maximum Reachable Height||38cm|
|Difficulty Level||Easy to grow|
Madhunashini prefers tropical and sub-tropical type of climate. It is found growing even in dry areas also. The areas with high or medium well distributed rainfall are suitable for its cultivation.
The crop is found growing on a variety of soil in different localities. Red sandy loam or medium deep black soil are reported to be ideal for this crop. The plant is sensitive to water logging and hence its cultivation on such soil should be avoided
The plant grows best in areas with a well-distributed rainfall