NuNaturals Pure Liquid Lo Han Supreme 100% Natural Sweetener - 2 oz. (59 ml)
The fruit, Lo Han Guo (Siraitia grosvenorii) has been used as a food, beverage, and traditional medicine. Lo Han is from the plant family, Cucurbitaceae. The cucumber, melon, squash, and gourd are also apart of this family. The most unique component of Lo Han Guo are the triterpene glycoside. These non-caloric sweeteners are known as mogrosides.
NuNaturals Lo Han Guo is the extract of a very sweet fruit. The perennial vine is native to the Guangxi province in southern China where the mountains of Guilin in this region provide the ideal growing environment, allowing it to thrive in warm, shaded mist. Lo Han Guo's sweetness comes primarily from its mogrosides (a group of terpene glycosides) that are approximately 250 times sweeter by weight than sucrose. This extract has zero calories and zer glycemic impact so it is safe for diabetics and hypoglycemics to use. 10 drops are about as sweet as 1 tsp. of sugar.