Paradise Herbs, Banaba Leaf, 60 Veggie Caps
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- 100% Pure
- 12:1 Concentrated Potency
- Dietary Supplement
- True Full Spectrum
- Naturally Extracted
- No Added Fillers/Flows
- No Toxic Solvents
- No Harsh Chemicals
- No Fractionizing Gases
- Enhancing Nature's Miracles Since 1994
Made The Way Nature Intended!
Paradise Banaba leaf is a potent 12:1 concentrated true full spectrum extract that ensures all active and synergistic constituents are retained in the balanced ratio nature intended.
Banaba leaf extract has actions in stimulating glucose transport into cells and can help maintain healthy blood sugar levels. Banaba may be a healthy way to support a lean and toned body through appetite and sugar control.
1 vegetarian capsule 1-3 times daily or as directed by a qualified health care professional.
Capsule (vegetable material)
100% vegetarian. No fillers, binders or common allergens.
Description of raw material: Banaba Leaf extract 12:1 naturally containing a full spectrum of active and synergistic constituents including 1% corosolic acid and equal to 3000 mg whole leaf.
Naturally grown or ethically wild crafted without the use of chemical fertilizers, pesticides, or preservatives.
Keep in a cool dry place, out of the reach of children. This product is not intended to be used by pregnant or nursing women.
|Serving Size: 1 Vegetarian Capsule|
|Amount Per Vegetarian Capsule||% Daily Value|
|Banaba Leaf extract (Lagerstroemia speciosa) 12:1||250 mg||*|
|*Daily Value not established.|
iHerb Customer Reviews
Couldn't lose weight despite excellent diet and exercise regime for 5 years. Started taking 2 banaba each day and continued with same diet and exercise and have lost 30 pounds in 3 months. I literally watched the pounds fall off. Threw out the fat pants and feeling great about myself again. By the way, 3 different doctors suspected insulin resistance but never confirmed it.
After reading some of the other promising reviews, I figured I'd give Banaba Leaf a try for aid in losing some weight. I started a controlled diet program on Jan 9, and the results were at best, a pound a week -- up until I started this product..I seem to be getting double the pleasure now. I take 1 cap 2 times daily either during or right after lunch and dinner. I am also monitoring my sugar intake, which I believe is also contributing to my efforts, too. Give it a whirl, at $12 a bottle, it's certainly worth a try. And their are no side effects..I'll definitely keep supplementing with this one.
5 star - control of Diabetes 2
Posted by 4875328750685686782 on Mar 08, 2016
I am 72 - was diagnosed with type 2 about 4 years ago.After taking a specialised medicine and strict diet (no goodies......) I beat it after 6 months and was OK for almost 4 years thanks strictly to strict diet and munching on a lot of lettuce! Then last year, after a severe fall I had to be in hospital for 2 months. After 2 weeks, I noticed that my blood sugar had gone up again (I was eating the "diabetic friendly" menu. When I stopped taking the "friendly" desserts, my blood sugar count came back to normal.Back home after 2 months, but still unable to do anything with my right arm, I took delicious meals from the YWCA mobile meals - absolutely home made type but, again, my blood sugar came up (I believe it was because of the commercial sauces and gravies that were on all the food = delicious, but apparently not diabetic friendly. I couldn't do anything about it as I still couldn't cook - so went back on the Diabetes medicine. But after 6 months, I realised that I had tingling in my feet - and the Diabetic Nurse told me it was a common side effect of the medicine. I immediately came off the medicine and Googled natural remedies. After a week or so of taking the Banaba leaf (3 a day) plus Gymnema (Also 3), Best Alpha Lipoic Acid 600 (2 a day), Best L-Carnitine Fumarate 855mg (1 a day), Chromium 500mcg (1 per day)and Best Acetyl L Carnitine HCI 588 mg, I say the blood sugar count going down. And since a bit more than a month, I keep it under the "acceptable" 10 level. And this week - so after 2 months - I noticed that I no longer have the tingling in my feet. Good luck to all you Diabetes 2 out there. But iHerb is currently out of the Banaba Leaf so I recommend using the 180 capsule size and ordering 2 so we can reorder as soon as the first bottle is finished. Same thing with the other supplements - to always have the next one available. The Banaba Leaf is absolutely impossible to find here in NZ - probably elsewhere also.
Posted by Reviewer1878151 on Aug 22, 2015
It didn't do nothing for my type 2 diabetic mother
does keep things more balanced
Posted by Reviewer1808969 on Mar 09, 2015
I have high blood sugar if I do not watch what I eat. This helps keep things more even. Taking it 3x a day however is important for me.
Posted by Reviewer1535395 on Dec 29, 2014
Been taking for a few weeks - so far haven't noticed any difference regarding weight loss, even though am on a healthy diet and exercise. Will keep persevering for a while.
Helps me with blood sugar
Posted by Reviewer3124711 on Oct 03, 2013
I have type 2 diabetes. Despite exercising on regular basis, watching what I eat, and taking oral medications, my blood sugars were way too high. One of my doctors wanted me to start taking insulin. I didn't want to do that, so I added 2 of these pills (one with breakfast and one with dinner) to my vitamin regimen. This evening before dinner my blood sugar was 136, which is over 100 points lower than it was 2 weeks ago. I attribute the improvement, in part, to this supplement. I believe my body makes enough insulin on its own, but my cells are resistant to it. Banaba leaf is supposed to help your body's cells respond to insulin and start using excess sugar as fuel. I will keep taking it and hope it continues to help me better control my blood sugar.