Jiaogulan, scientifically known as, Gynostemma pentaphyllum is a vine indigenous to mountainous areas of Southern China and other parts of Asia.
This herb is one of the most potent inducers of endothelial nitric oxide (NO) synthesis. At the same time, it inhibits the production of NO by inflammatory pathways. Jiaogulan has been proven to be of benefit to horses with laminitis by means of…
- Antioxidant protection
- Nitric oxide modulation – Gynostemma has been found to be a potent inducer of the eNOS enzyme and have the ability to suppress the inflammatory iNOS enzyme
- Adaptogen/Performance – herbs that have the potential to modulate the response to stressors such as disease, infection or exercise