Natural herbal extract promotes healthy glucose metabolism.*. What is Salacia oblonga extract? Salacia oblonga is a climbing plant that grows in India and Sri Lanka used extensively in Ayurvedic medicine. . Salacia oblonga contains two key constituents—salacinol and kotalanol—which are believed to be responsible for the plant’s beneficial effects on alpha-glucosidase intestinal enzymes.* These enzymes turn carbohydrates into glucose (sugar). If the intestinal enzymes bind to the herbal extract rather than to carbohydrates less glucose enters the bloodstream.*. . How does Salacia oblonga extract support health? When used as part of your diet Salacia oblonga may help maintain healthy blood sugar levels.* . Improves glycemic response after consumption of starch-containing meals.*. May promote cardiovascular health.*. Why choose Vitacost Salacia Oblonga Extract? Supplies 500 mg of Salacia oblonga per capsule. Contains 120 servings per bottle. Exceptional quality at an extraordinary value. About Vitacost. Vitacost nutritional products are manufactured to high standards of quality efficacy and safety. Each Vitacost product meets or exceeds the standards and requirements set forth in the FDA’s Code of Federal Regulation (21 CFR 111) Current Good Manufacturing Practices (CGMP). . . . * These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose treat cure or prevent any disease.