Weight Management Benefits of Sphaeranthus Indicus
Sphaeranthus Indicus, also called East Globe Indian Thistle, is a herb that is becoming more popular in the weight loss industry. It is commonly used in Ayurveda medicine. While it is not used for weight management in the east, the west is focused on what it can do to help fight the epidemic of obesity. Individual people are interested in what it can do to help them fight their own weight problems.
Combined With Garcinia Mangostana
One study sought out to find the weight management benefits of Sphaeranthus Indicus and Garcinia Mangostana together. While 50 of the study’s participants took a placebo, the other 50 took a combination of the two ingredients. All of the participants ate three meals a day totaling 2000 calories, and they also walked for 30 minutes 5 times per week. The results showed that the group taking the herbs lost statistically significant more weight than the placebo group. Moreover, the reduction of waist and hip circumference had a great loss as well.
“The novel blend of S. indicus and mangosteen extracts inhibit expansion of new fat cells while promoting breakdown of lipids in existing adipocytes.” – Life Extension
Can It Stand Alone As A Weight Loss Herb?
Traditionally this herb has been used for indigestion, piles, asthma, vomiting, anemia, tuberculosis, bronchitis, fever, and hemorrhoids. It has antimicrobial, antibacterial, and wound healing properties. It has also been used to treat diabetes.
Two compounds found in the herbs root, gallic acid and quercetin, have been shown to help decrease levels of glucose in the body and prevent the change of lipid levels in the body. This is why the herb is considered a good fat burner.
There have been many different studies done on it, and it has also been shown to increase testosterone and control blood sugar. Although there has not been and exhaustive amount of research done on it, many studies do show that Sphaeranthus Indicus is effective ingredient for a loss supplement, which is why BioTrust has decided to use it in Metabo379.
This doesn’t meant that it can’t or doesn’t work. It just means that there is not enough scientific evidence to confidently proclaim that it works as a weight loss supplement. If you were to ask users of the supplement if it works, you will find that many people speak positively about it.