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The raw material used for the Gynostemma pentaphyllum saponin extract is Gynostemma pentaphyllum, a herbaceous vine of the Cucurbitaceae family. It is a plant outside the Araliaceae family that contains saponins with a similar structure to ginsenosides
Varieties of Gynostemma pentaphyllum
Pingli County in Shaanxi Province is recognized by the State Administration for Market Regulation as the origin of Gynostemma pentaphyllum, with high production and good quality of Gynostemma pentaphyllum produced; Pingli County has successively selected new varieties of Gynostemma pentaphyllum, such as "Pingli 1", "Pingli 2", "Gospel", and "Qinlong". The total saponin content of "Qinlong" Gynostemma pentaphyllum is as high as 15.28%, which is three times higher than the total saponin content of ordinary Gynostemma pentaphyllum varieties.
It contains nutrients such as Gynostemma pentaphyllum saponins, Gynostemma pentaphyllum glycosides, and water-soluble amino acids. Every 100 grams of Gynostemma pentaphyllum stem and leaf contains 4.7 grams of protein, 0.3 grams of fat, 3.2 grams of dietary fiber, 7 grams of carbohydrates, 52 milligrams of calcium, 69 milligrams of phosphorus, 12.6 milligrams of iron, 1.95 milligrams of vitamin A, 0.09 milligrams of vitamin B, 0.27 milligrams of vitamin B, 1.1 milligrams of niacin, and 12 milligrams of vitamin C. It also contains flavonoids, sugars, and more than 50 types of saponins, of which 4 have identical chemical structures to ginsenosides Rb1, Rb3, Rd, and F2.
Main efficacy and clinical application
（1） Boosting immunity
1. Bidirectional regulation of the immune system
Gynostemma pentaphyllum can enhance macrophage ability, significantly increase the number of white blood cells, and also increase the phagocytic function of white blood cells themselves
Can promote the secretion of interleukin in the body and increase the production of serum immune proteins.
（2） Regulating endocrine function
2. Lowering blood sugar
Gynostemma pentaphyllum can protect the adrenal gland, thymus, and endocrine organs from shrinking with age, maintaining
The normal function of the endocrine system. It is precisely because of this effect of Gynostemma pentaphyllum that it has the ability to lower blood sugar and improve glycometabolism
Thanks to its function, it is an ideal medicine and health care product for diabetics.
3. Regulating female endocrine system
It has a good effect on dysmenorrhea, menstrual disorders, and menopausal syndrome in women, as well as on endocrine disorders in women
The causes of constipation, insomnia, facial pigmentation, acne, and dull complexion have significant effects. Sweet and fragrant soup is very good
The role of regulating female endocrine disorders.