Gynostemma pentaphylla（Jiaogulan）is a plant that grows wild in China. The leaf is used to make medicine. Jiaogulan is sometimes referred to as “Southern Ginseng” because it grows in south central China and is used in similar ways as ginseng.
Gynostemma pentaphylla（Jiaogulan）is used for high cholesterol, high blood pressure, and improving heart function. It is also used for strengthening the immune system, increasing stamina and endurance, increasing resistance to environmental stress (as an “adaptogen”), improving memory, and preventing hair loss.
Some people use jiaogulan as an anti-aging agent, antioxidant, and detoxifying agent.
1. Applied in food field, a series of gynostemma tea and drinks are coming on the market
2. Applied in health product field, primarily as a lipid material, to adjust blood pressure and strengthen the immune system
3. Applied in cosmetics field, improving scalp microcirculation, with the function of protecting hair.