GYMNEMIC ACID

The name of an extract of the Indian plant Gymnema sylvestris that is noted for its capacity to block sweet taste. It is one of a family of triterpene saponins.

GYMNEMIC ACID: "Gymnemic acid is able to block sweet tastes."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "GYMNEMIC ACID," in PsychologyDictionary.org, May 11, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/gymnemic-acid/ (accessed October 26, 2020).
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