Standardized extract of leaves from the tropical banaba bush. What is Vitacost Banaba Leaf Extract? Vitacost Banaba Leaf Extract is a high-quality extract of banaba leaves standardized to 1% corosolic acid. Banaba Bush (Lagerstoemia speciosa) also known as crepe myrtle is a flowering tree with large leathery leaves mottled bark and pinkish-purple flowers. Native to India Asia Australia and the Philippines the banaba bush now grows worldwide in warm mild climates thriving in less-humid areas such as southeastern California. In the U.S. and Europe banaba bush is prized as an ornamental plant for its full bushy foliage and brightly colored flowers. How does banaba leaf extract support health? Historically banaba leaves and roots were used as a folk remedy for blood sugar and digestive health. Banaba leaves contain corosolic acid a triterpenoid compound found in many plant species. Why choose Vitacost Banaba Leaf Extract? Standardized to ensure consistent levels of the active ingredient in each dose. Supplies 300 mg of banaba leaf extract per single-capsule serving. 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.
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