Monk fruit is also known as “sweet fruit” is an excellent lung tonic, and may also support healthy immunity. It can be used as a low glycemic sweetener in tea, coffee, drinks and food. It is traditionally used as a daily beverage to cool the body and relieve thirst in hot weather. Its sweetness comes from the saponin Mogroside. Monk fruit is said to be up to 300 times sweeter than sugar, and doesn’t negatively affect blood sugar.
Most products on the market labeled as Monk fruit contain very little monk fruit and are comprised mainly of erythritol.
Ingredients: Monk fruit (Luo Han Guo)
Organ Meridians: Lung, Large Intestine
Suggested use: 1/4 to 1/2 tsp or more depending on desired sweetness.
Servings per container: 80-160