Gardenia jasminoides "Zhi Zi"
Gardenia jasminoides Liquid Extract - 2 oz. Dropper
Gardenia jasminoides, also known as Cape Jasmine or Zhi Zi, is a popular ornamental plant known for its beautiful and fragrant white flowers. In addition to its ornamental value, this plant has been used for centuries in traditional Chinese medicine to treat a variety of health conditions, including diabetes. Recent studies have confirmed the potential benefits of Gardenia jasminoides for diabetes and related metabolic disorders.
Gardenia jasminoides has been found to have several beneficial effects on glucose metabolism. One of the main active components of this plant is corosolic acid, which has been shown to have antidiabetic effects. Corosolic acid has been found to lower blood glucose levels by increasing insulin sensitivity and glucose uptake in the cells, thereby improving glucose metabolism.