konjac extract's main content is Konjac glucomannan.It is a natural water-soluble polysaccharide . It is a hydrophilic compound and is easily soluble in water but insoluble in organic solvents such as methanol and ether. It has good swelling properties. Water absorption can reach about 100 times its own mass.
Except the glucomannan, it is also highly rich in vitamins, minerals, (iron, potassium, phosphorous selenium and calcium) fiber, and many types of essential amino acids
Light yellow to white
70% -98% glucomannan
Function and Application
Not only konjac extract can be used as a nutritional supplement in diet, but as dietary fiber for losing weight.
The main ingredient of the konjak root contains glucomannan, which is a low-protein, low-fat but high-fiber extract, thus konjac root powder can lower effectively LDL cholesterol and blood sugar.
1. It is used for weight loss in adults and children.
2. Taking glucomannan can relive constipation in children and adults.
3. It can control blood sugar levels, lower cholesterol, and blood pressure in people with diabetes.
Konjac glucomannan is with unique gel properties. Under non-alkaline conditions, it can have a strong synergistic effect with carrageenan, xanthan gum, starch, etc., and increase the viscosity of the solution.