Written by: Katarina Subotich

Common name: Mata de Insulina, Insulina plant.

Botanical name: Boussigaulstia baselloides.

Family: Basellaceae.

Planta de Insulina, comonly called on island of Puerto Rico, is native to tropical areas of the world. It can grow up to 1m high, with long green leaves about 10 cm long. It is traditionally used to lower blood sugar.

Products containing Insulina plant: Insulina extract.