Konjac Gum is a plant that is found in China, Japan and Indonesia. The plant is part of the genus Amorphophallus. Typically, it thrives in the warmer regions of Asia. Konjac Extract Glucomannan , Glucomannan Powder is extracted from Konjac with white in physical appearance with no odor. Konjac Extract Glucomannan , Glucomannan Powder has high viscosity and transparency, and can be quickly dissolved. Konjac Extract Glucomannan , Glucomannan Powder is a fiber-like substance traditionally used in food recipes, but now it is utilized as an alternative means of weight loss. Along with this benefit, konjac extract powder contains other benefits forthe rest of the body as well. Konjac is a kind of perennial herbage plant with low energy, low protein, and high dietary fiber. Konjac contains more than ten kinds of amino acidrequired by human body, microelement and unsaturated fatty acid, it is effective in tumor resisting, blood pressure descending, blood sugar descending and weight losing. It is widely used in food, medicine, chemical engineering fields, etc.
1. Konjac Gum has effect on prevention and treatment of diabetes.
2. Konjac Gum can prevent and reduce the incidence of intestinal system disease.
3. Konjac Gum can reduce the residence time of the harmful substances in the gastrointestinal, gall-hsiang, and effectively protect the gastric mucosa, clean the stomach wall.
4. Konjac Gum can inhibit of cholesterol, lowering blood pressure, lowering blood sugar, dilation of blood vessels, to prevent of atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular disease.
5. Konjac Gum can control appetite and reduces body weight.
1. Application in the food industry: Making the gelling food, used as the food thickening agent and adherence agent such as the jelly ,ice cream, gruel, meat, flour food, solid drink ,jam etc.
2. Application in the health care industry : Modulate the metabolism of lipid , decline the serum triglyceride and cholesterol, improve sugar resistance and prevent the diabetes, relief the constipation and prevent intestines cancer, produce no energy and prevent the fatness ,modulate the immunity function.
3. Application in the chemical industry:Because the Konjac glucomannan average molecular weight of 200,000 up to 2,000,000 is so big, the viscidity is high, and the fluidity is good, it has been applied to the chemical industries such as petroleum, the dye printing cataplasm, the terra film, the diaper, the medicine capsule and so on.