The Chinese call Luo Han Guo the “longevity fruit” because the steep mountain fields in Guangxi Province where it is grown have an unusual number of residents that live to be 100 years old or more.
It has a zero glycemic index, contains no calories and is suitable for diabetics. The sweetness comes from mogrosides which make up approx 1% of the fruit by weight.
These natural compounds make luohanguo a whopping 300 times sweeter than sugar, and are also responsible for some of the health benefits associated with this fruit.
Our Lua Han Guo 80% are extracted to yield a powder that is 80% or more mogrosides.
- Are under investigation as potential tumor inhibitors.
- Have antioxidant properties.
- May help manage diabetes because of their inhibitory effects on blood sugar levels.
- May defend against heart disease.
Net Weight 100g