Banaba (Lagerstroemia speciosa)
- CholesterolCholesterol: In KK-Ay diabetic mice fed a high-fat diet (an animal model of type 2 diabetes), corosolic acid inhibited mean blood cholesterol levels (27).
- GlucoseGlucose: Banaba may lead to lower blood glucose levels (2).
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