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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 2672

Herbal drink to supplement diabetes cure

By Quintus Perera – Asian Tribune

Colombo, 24 September, (; Hector Pietersz co (Pvt) Ltd , one of the leading distributors of pharmaceuticals and drugs in Sri Lanka has undertaken to distribute Gymnema Sylvestre a herbal preparation to supplement the diabetes cure, manufactured by Actimo Hortico Industries and the signing of the agreement and the launch took place at Janaki Hotel Colombo.

Hector Pietersz Covers more than 95 percent of Sri Lanka through its fleet of vehicles.

Managing Director of the manufacturing company – Actimo, D S R Andradi said Gymnema Sylvestre is made out of a herbal plant known as ‘Masbedda’ in Sri Lanka. It has powerful medical characteristics for the cure of diabetes. The herbal preparation now market is now in dried powered form and could be dissolved in hot water and could be taken instead of tea.

Andradi said that this herbal plant is very important in supporting the maintenance of blood glucose levels. He said the Hypoglygaemic activity - the ability to reduce blood glucose level is another noteworthy aspect of Gymnema Sylvestre.

He said the Company is manufacturing more than 55,000 packs of 10 sachets per month and still unable to meet the high local demand. Once they meet the local demand, they are expected to export as the product has a high potential in the export market.

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