Gymnema Dosage Information
Supplements containing Gymnema sylvestre are available commercially. When taken in capsule form, the dosage of gymnema is one 100-mg capsule taken three to four times daily. However, the strengths of commercial products can vary. A person taking gymnema should follow the directions on the package.
Gymnema is also available in powdered form. The recommended dosage for powdered gymnema leaves is 0.5-1 tsp (2-4 g) per day. An herbal tea can be prepared by pouring 1 cup (240 ml) of boiling water over the powered leaves. The mixture is covered and steeped for 10-15 minutes. Due to the powered nature of gymnema, the tea will need to be strained before drinking.
The FDA has not established a recommended dosage for Gymnema Sylvestre . The product is sold as a nutritional supplement, not a medication. There is no minimum daily requirement for Gymnema Sylvestre.