Jiao Gu Lan Tea / Gynostemma Pentaphyllum #1332
Jiao Gu Lian, also known as miracle grass, is an herbaceous vine indigenous to southern China, Korea, and Japan. It is best known as a herbal medicine reputed to have powerful antioxidant and adaptogenic effects that increase longevity. It contains no caffeine and has been used to help lower high blood pressure. Its taste is sweet like stevia and can be slightly bitter and sour.
Jiaogulan (Gynostemma Pentaphyllum) is a climbing vine native to China believed to have healing properties. Used in traditional Chinese medicine, the herb is said to offer anti-aging benefits and aid many common health conditions, including diabetes, high cholesterol, and anxiety. . .
Jiaogulan is generally regarded as safe, though it may cause side effects including nausea and an increase in bowel movements. People with diabetes who are taking insulin or other blood-sugar-lowering medications should use jiaogulan with caution, as it may lead to hypoglycemic episodes. https://www.verywellhealth.com/the-lowdown-on-jiaogulan-88940