The overall rating for banaba extract is 2 out of 3 meaning there is some evidence that this supplement does some (not all) of what it claims. Using this supplement may lead to some improvements.

Table of Contents

  1. Simple Report
  2. Detailed Report
  3. Overall Effectiveness Rating
  4. Research Rating
  5. Products Containing Banaba Extract
  6. Claim Ratings
  7. Dosing
  8. References

Banaba Extract Simple Report

  • Supplement: Banaba Extract
  • Supplement Category: plant and food extracts
  • Number of Products Containing Banaba Extract: 9
  • Effectiveness Rating: 2 out of 3
  • Research Rating: 20 (above 80 indicates sufficient research)
  • Number of Studies: 1
  • Number of Claims: 4
  • Effective Dosage Range: 300 milligrams per day

Banaba Extract Detailed Report

Overall Effectiveness Rating

The overall effectiveness rating for banaba extract is 2 out of 3. This rating means the evidence is mixed on the supplement's ability to deliver positive results. While some of the research supports its use, other evidence does not. Using this supplement may lead to positive results. Note, this effectiveness rating is for banaba extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Research Rating for Banaba Extract

There is one study in the database on banaba extract; the research rating is 20. A score above 80 means the effectiveness rating for this supplement is reliable. A score under 80 means there is insufficient evidence to ensure a reliable effectiveness rating. Note, this research rating is for banaba extract as a whole; there are also individual ratings for the claims below.

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Products Containing Banaba Extract

Products Names Amount of Banaba Extract
Nuslim 225mg
Crea-TEN Amount not listed.
Lipocrush 25mg
Creature Capsules Amount not listed.
Abdominal Belly Shredder (ABS) 45mg
Full list of all 9 products containing Banaba Extract.

Claim Ratings

The overall ratings above are an average of the individual claim ratings below. Individual claims may have higher or lower ratings compared to the supplement's overall rating. For example, some supplements may have excellent backing for one claim, but be completely useless for another. Click on a claim below for more information.

Body Composition (weight, muscle, body fat) Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
decrease body fat

Cardiovascular Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
increase HDL (good) cholesterol levels
lower triglyceride levels

General Health Claims Effectiveness Rating Research Rating
improve glucose control

Dosing

The Supplement Database includes 1 studies on banaba extract dosing. These studies indicate an effective dose is 300 milligrams per day. For a more detailed dosing analysis visit: Supplement Dosing for Banaba Extract.

References

Title of Study
The beneficial effect of soybean (Glycine max (L.) Merr.) leaf extracts in adults with prediabetes: a randomized placebo controlled trial