The Add-on Effects Of Gynostemma Pentaphyllum On Nonalcoholic Fatty Liver Disease

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 56
Gender Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Obese, Overweight
Notes for this study:
In persons with Non-Alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease (NAFLD), 80mL of tea daily for 6 months was associated with greater reductions in body weight, insulin, and liver enzymes and more improvement in insulin sensitivity than control when both groups were dieting

Antidiabetic Effect Of Gynostemma Pentaphyllum Tea In Randomly Assigned Type 2 Diabetic Patients

Effect Increase
Trial Design Double blind
Trial Length 1-6 months
Number of Subjects 24
Gender Both Genders
Age Range 30-44, 45-64
Body Types Overweight
Notes for this study:
A tea made from Southern Ginseng taken in divided doses (but 6g daily) was more effective than placebo in type II diabetics. Decrease in blood glucose reached 3.0+/-1.8 mmol/l (placebo down 0.6+/-2.2) and HbA1c was reduced 2%, which are both very notable.