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Konjac Root Extract

● Product Name: Konjac Root Extract

● Specifications: Glucomannan 80%-95%

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Product Description

Konjac is a kind of perennial herbage plant with low energy, low protein, and high fiber, glucomannan is the main component of konjac. 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.

Chemical Composition

Konjac mainly contains polysaccharides, such as glucose mannan, mannan, etc. Organic acids, such as citric acid, cinnamic acid, acetocene, etc. Glycoside ingredients, such as 3,4-dihydroxybenzaldehyde glucoside, etc.

Health Benefits

● Reduces postprandial (after-meal) glycemia (slow release carbohydrate);

● Improves diabetic control ( ADA:fiber supplement required for long-term diabetic control);

● Lowers blood pressure (rarely seen with fiber);

● Controls appetite and reduces body weight (4-fold multi-impact effect);

● Control the resistant syndrome and the development of diabetes II;

Application

1. Food industry:
It could be made out to 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. Health care industry:
It does good at modulating lipid metabolism , declining serum triglyceride and cholesterol, improving sugar resistance, preventing diabetes, relieving constipation, producing no energy, preventing fatness, modulating immunity function.

3. Chemical industry:
It could be applied to the chemical industry such as petroleum, dye printingcataplasm, terra film, diaper, medicine capsule, etc due to it's high viscidity, good fluidity and big molecular weight of 200,000 up to 2,000,000.
 
4. Applied 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.

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