Full Spectrum™ Cinnamon Extract & Full Spectrum™ Fenugreek
Blood Sugar Support
The prevalence of refined sugars in the modern diet, along with sedentary lifestyles and resulting obesity have had tremendously negative health consequences for our society. The following Planetary Herbals botanicals can offer powerful blood sugar-regulating support when used as part of a comprehensive diet and lifestyle plan.
Full Spectrum™ Cinnamon Extract:
One of the most popular products in Planetary's premium single herb line, cinnamon (Cinnamomum aromaticum), derived from the bark of the cinnamon tree, is one of the longest used botanicals in all herbal traditions.
Recent studies have shown that cinnamon may support healthy blood sugar levels when used as part of the diet. It is believed to do this by activating insulin and glucose transport and improving glucose metabolism.
In one study* 60 subjects were given 1, 3 or 6 grams of a water extract of cinnamon daily. After 40 days, all three dosages showed positive effects on serum glucose, as well as on lipid levels. Optimal results were seen at the three-gram level. Therefore, Planetary Herbals Full Spectrum Cinnamon Extract was formulated using the equivalent of 3 grams of whole bark.
It provides 300 mg of a 10:1 water extract plus 100 mg of pure cinnamon bark per daily dose. Combining the extract and bark results in a premier formulation that yields a full range of cinnamon's constituents.
Full Spectrum ™ Fenugreek:
Fenugreek is a traditional culinary and health-promoting herb that has been cultivated extensively in India, North Africa and the Mediterranean region.
Planetary Herbals Full Spectrum Fenugreek combines traditional fenugreek seed powder with a fenugreek extract rich in galactomannan fibers. Research suggests that fenugreek helps support healthy blood sugar and insulin levels when used as part of your diet.
These premier singles are examples of herbalism at its best - uniting traditional herbal wisdom with the findings of modern clinical and pharmacological research.