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Lo Han - (Luo Han Guo) Fruit Powder - 8 oz (Wildcrafted)
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Lo Han - (Luo Han Guo) Fruit Powder - 8 oz (Wildcrafted)

Lo Han has been used as a medicinal herb for treating coughs, sore throats, tension, and is commonly considered, in southern China, to be a longevity aid.
Also known as Luo Han Guo, or Monk Fruit, it is collected as a round green fruit that turns brown upon drying. The sweet taste of luohanguo mostly comes from mogrosides, a group of terpene glycosides, present at the level of about 1% of the fleshy part of the fruit. When formed into a powder this produces 7% mogrosides, making this sweeter than standard cane sugar. In its powder format, it can be seen as an extract or in a concentrated form. Keep this in mind when using this product: a very little goes a long way. Mogrosides are now being studied for their antioxidant properties.  The digestive system does not metabolize mogrosides therefore it is considered to be non-caloric. Ideal for use by diabetics and hypoglycemics, this natural sweetener will not elevate insulin levels and may have an anti-hyperglycemic effect via the inhibition of maltase.

Botanical Name: Siraitia grosvenori, Momordica grosvenori

Origin: China
Ingredients: (NON-GMO) Lo han fruit powder (7% Mogrosides), Maltodextrin (NON-GMO)

How to use:  CONCENTRATED Sweetener. Has a natural sweet taste with no sugar or calories. Very stable under high temperature and can be added to both hot as well as cold foods although mixes better at room temperature compared to colder temperatures. Best to use according to taste.  Great to add to smoothie, drinks, puddings, baking, desserts.  Take a little taste, and let your imagination explore new creations.   Store in dry, cool area.

Average Customer Review: 5 of 5 Total Reviews: 2 Write a review.

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The best ! March 13, 2016
Reviewer: vincent ouellet from Alma, QC Canada  
The best sugar for smoothies !

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great! October 21, 2014
Reviewer: Julia Thompson from artsciencespirit.com  
I used to drink this when I had bronchitis all the time as a teenager and was happy to find it here! I have since used it in cereal and hot drinks - the flavor is pleasant, a great sugar alternative.

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