Latin Name: Rhizoma Seu Herba Gynostemmatis Pentaphy
Botanical Source: Gynostemma pentaphyllum(Thunb.)Mak
Plant Description: Gynostemma pentaphyllum is an herbaceous vine of
the family Cucurbitaceae (cucumber or gourd family) indigenous to
the southern reaches of China, southern Korea and Japan. Jiaogulan
is best known as an herbal medicine reputed to have powerful
antioxidant and adaptogenic effects that increase longevity.
Part Used: Stems & leaves
Active Ingredient: Gypenosides
Appearance: Light-Yellow powder
QC Method : UV
Molecular Formula: C53H90O21
CAS No.: 52705-93-8
Package: 25/KG per paper drum or packed with little parcel.
Storage Situation: Stored in a cool and dry well-closed container,
keep away from moisture and strong light / heat.
Shelf life: two years under well Storage situation and stored away
from direct sun light.
1) It contains substances called gypenosides. These are similar to
the active constituents on ginseng.
2) It may increase production of the body's naturally occurring
antioxidant, superoxide dismutase, which protects cells from
It is also considered a very powerful adaptogen and is thought to
have a two-fold effect on the body whereby it increases the body's
physical and mental.