Latin Name: Momordica grosevonia Part Used: fruit Specification: 80-95% Mogroside 20%,25%,30%,40% Mogroside V Appearance: brownish yellow fine powder
Latin Name: Momordica grosevonia
Part Used: fruit
Specification: 80-95% Mogroside; 20%,25%,30%,40% Mogroside V
Appearance: brownish yellow fine powder;
CAS NO.: 88901-36-4
Test Method: By HPLC
Molecular Formula: C59H98O299
Molecular Weight: 1270
About monk fruit:
Siraitia grosvenorii(also called luo han guo in China) is a herbaceous vine of the gourd family, native to southern China, mainly in the Guangxi, Guangdong, Guizhou, Hunan provinces.
The dried fruit has been used as an ingredient in soup or stew to prevent symptoms of long-term conditions or for ongoing treatment,
or as a tea for immediate relief of discomfort.
Function and Application:
1. Sweetener: The fruit of luo han guo, whose extract is nearly 150 times sweeter than sugar and has been used in cooling drinks as a low-calorie sweetener.
2. Hypoglycemic: Because of its natural sweetening characteristic, monk fruit has exhibited antihyperglycemic effects.
3.Antioxidant: Its extract and mogroside V can scavenge free-radical activities.
4. Antineoplastic: This extract can inhibit activation of EBV-EA(Epstein-barr virus-early antigen) at a level.
5. This fruit can also used for cough and sore throat, the fruits of luo han guo are used in herbal tea or soup.
The extract has been used in the cooling drinks and tea, or for capsule, tablets and ointment in medicine