Present compilation on Madhunashini - (Gymnema sylvestre R. Br.) is an important anti-diabetic climber belonging to Asclepiadaceae family and also called as "Sugar Destroyer". It has ability to combat diabetes at any stage. Freshly leaves of Madhunashini is chewed to be cure hyperglycaemia and hypoglycemia due to its anti-diabetic property. Gymnema is generally propagted by means of seeds and vegetative propagation but since the viability of seed, germination and survival percentage are low and demand of Gymnema plant as an increasing day by day hence this experiment was undertaken with applying of different PGR to produce in large scale numbers an identical to its parent and to study the growth and quality of Madhunashini. This book will help to sufferer of diabetes to combat it, also it will assist to the researcher for new aspects in research particular for this anti-diabetic climber.
First author has completed his M. Sc. Forestry with Medicinal and Aromatic Plants as a Specialization in 2015 from ACHF, Navsari Agricultural University, Navsari, Gujarat, India. Currently, he is working as a Senior Research Fellow in the Dept. of Silviculture and Agroforestry, ACHF, NAU, Navsari. He has also qualified ASRB-NET in 2016.