Monk Fruit Extract Mogroside V
What is Luo Han Guo? Siraitia grosvenorii (luo han guo or monk fruit) is a herbaceous perennial vine of the Cucurbitaceae (gourd) family, native to southern China and northern Thailand. The plant is cultivated for its fruit, whose extract is nearly 300 times sweeter than sugar and has been used...
What is Luo Han Guo?
Siraitia grosvenorii (luo han guo or monk fruit) is a herbaceous perennial vine of the Cucurbitaceae (gourd) family, native to southern China and northern Thailand. The plant is cultivated for its fruit, whose extract is nearly 300 times sweeter than sugar and has been used in China as a low-calorie sweetener for cooling drinks and in traditional Chinese medicine.
The plant's fruit is often called in English language publications luo han guo or lo han kuo. The scientific species name honors Gilbert Hovey Grosvenor, who as president of the National Geographic Society, helped to fund an expedition in the 1930s to find the living plant in China where it was being cultivated.
Specification of Luo Han Guo Extract Mogroside V
Product Name: Luo Han Guo Extract Mogroside V
Latin Name: Siraitia grosvenorii
Standardized Extract Powder: 20% -65% Mogroside V
Storage: Store in sealed containers at cool & dry place. Protect from light, moisture and pest infestation
Shelf life: 2 years when properly stored.
Packing: 1kg/bag, 5kg/bag, 25KG/Drum, or as your requirements.
Payment terms: T/T in advance, Western Union, Paypal, etc.
Leading time: Usually, 3-5 working days after your payment confirmed.
What can we benefit from Monk Fruit Extract?
The fruit is used only after it is dried, and can be processed into a powder that contains natural substances called mongrosides in it.
These natural compounds make luo han guo a whopping 300 times sweeter than sugar, and are also responsible for some of the health benefits associated with this fruit:
The mongrosides in luo han guo:
1, Are under investigation as potential tumor inhibitors;
2, Have antioxidant properties.
3, May help manage diabetes because of their inhibitory effects on blood sugar levels;
4, May defend against heart disease.
In addition, teas made from luo han guo are known to:
1, Relieve throat inflammation or cough;
2, Relieve heat stroke;
3, Help elimination in the elderly;
4, Help with indigestion.
The downsides of monk fruit Extract
Along with its many benefits, monk fruit has a few drawbacks.
Don’t hoping to load up on fresh monk fruit. It’s almost impossible to find unless you visit a region where it’s grown. Even then, it’s rarely eaten fresh since it ferments and grows rancid quickly after it’s harvested.
Monk fruit is challenging to grow, harvest, and dry. It’s also expensive to import and process. This makes monk fruit sweetener more expensive than other nonnutritive sweeteners.
In addition, some people are turned off by the aftertaste of monk fruit. Still, taste is relative. Many find the taste pleasant and less bitter than other sweeteners, especially artificial ones such as saccharin and aspartame.