About Gryllus Bimaculatus

Also known as the African or Mediterranean field cricket or as the two-spotted cricket.

Gryllus Bimaculatus's protein contents are 64% per 100g, whereas it’s only 33%from beef and 23% from chicken.

Gryllus Bimaculatus contains minerals, vitamins, and proteins that are very effective for our health. Its protein is made up of a total 16 amino acids with 8 essential and 8 nonessential amino acids.

1. Supports healthy blood sugar.

It helps with blood sugar control by reducing triglycerides and LDL cholesterol level, and increasing HDL cholesterol level, resulting in better blood lipid levels & insulin sensitivity.

2. Good for improving liver function.

Glycosaminoglycan can help lower triglyceride and cholesterol level by 31% more than Milk Thistle can. Glycosaminoglycan helps increase glutathione enzyme activity to promote liver function to better detoxify toxins and suppress liver cell damage. It also promotes alcohol dehydrogenase activity by double to help break down acetaldehyde faster. In addition, high level of glutathione and antioxidant can help suppress free oxygen radical production, which is known to be the main cause of fatigue.


— Valerie Stull (Postdoctoral Research Associate - Ph.D.), University Of Wisconsin-Madison