Luo Han Guo Extract Powder

Product Name     : Luo Han Guo Extract Powder

Siraitia grosvenorii is an herbaceous perennial vine, is native to Southern China and Northern Thailand. This species is well known for its fruit which is commonly called “ Luo Han Guo”. Luo Han Guo is a perennial vine of the Cucurbitaceae family, it is a climbing plant the vine attains a length of 3 to 5 m. The narrow, heart-shaped leaves are 10-20 cm. long. The fruit is round 5-7 cm. in diameters. The fruit of this plant has been used for sweetener because extract from fruit is nearly 300 times sweeter than sugar. The fruit of Luo Han Guo contains Triterpenoids, Flavonoids, Polysaccharides and Proteins. Triterpenoids are the main components. These compounds are show in antidiabetic, anticarcinogenic, antibacterial, antioxidant and antiallergic properties. Overall, Luo Han Guo could potentially serve as an important source of pharmaceutical and sweetener compounds for a wide range of food product.

Description

Product Name     : Luo Han Guo Extract Powder

Botanical Name  : Siraitia grosvenorii.

Family Name      :  Longevity fruit or Monk fruit (in English) CUCURBITACEAE

Common Name  : Luo Han Guo (in China), Buddha fruit,

Part Used           : Fruit

Siraitia grosvenorii is an herbaceous perennial vine, is native to Southern China and Northern Thailand. This species is well known for its fruit which is commonly called “ Luo Han Guo”. Luo Han Guo is a perennial vine of the Cucurbitaceae family, it is a climbing plant the vine attains a length of 3 to 5 m. The narrow, heart-shaped leaves are 10-20 cm. long. The fruit is round 5-7 cm. in diameters. The fruit of this plant has been used for sweetener because extract from fruit is nearly 300 times sweeter than sugar. The fruit of Luo Han Guo contains Triterpenoids, Flavonoids, Polysaccharides and Proteins. Triterpenoids are the main components. These compounds are show in antidiabetic, anticarcinogenic, antibacterial, antioxidant and antiallergic properties. Overall, Luo Han Guo could potentially serve as an important source of pharmaceutical and sweetener compounds for a wide range of food product.

Active Ingredients ofLuo Han Guo Extract

 

Properties & ApplicationAnti-oxidantAntibacterial

Anti-diabetic

Extract of this plant is applicable in food supplementand healthy drink products such as herbal tea.