Konjac Extract Powder, Konjac Extract, Konjac, Boog, Amorphophallus brevispathus Gagnep.

Product Name     : Konjac Extract Powder

Botanical Name  Amorphophallus brevispathus Gagnep.

Family Name      :  ARACEAE

Common Name  : Boog (Thai name)

Part Used           : Rhizome

Konjac or Stanley’s water-tub is the same type of herbaceous plant as Taro. It has been consumed as food for a long time, especially in Japan.
The Japanese believe that the starch from Konjac, when eaten, help to clean the intestine. It originates from Mt. Himalaya, China, Japan, Indochina, and Philippines. The active ingredient that is commercially product is glucomannan. It is a long-chain carbohydrate consists of glucose, mannose, and fructose. A recent research found that glucomannan provides low calories. The viscosity of this substance decreases the absorption of glucose from the intestine. It is, therefore, suitable for weight-controlling people.

Konjac Extract Powder, Konjac Extract, Konjac, Boog, Amorphophallus brevispathus Gagnep.

Active Ingredients of Konjac Extract

Active Ingredients of Konjac Extract

 

Properties & Application

Weight control product, Balance Blood cholesterol,Decrease lipid absorption