What is sulfur? Ever wonder why do people search for “sulfur-free” tags on Chinese herbs? Sulfur is a kind of natural minerals that is formed after a volcano eruption. Moderate usage of sulfur has antiseptic and anticorrosion properties, treats skin fungal infection, etc. As demands on herbs has been increasing throughout the years, unscrupulous business owners misuse sulfur excessively to prolong herbs’ shelf lives. Upon consumption over the time, this may harmful to our health. Baizigui specially brought in non-sulfur treated Chinese herbal to indemnify the product quality & safety.
Monk fruit benefits
As for whether or not it is a yin tonic, currently there is still a debate as no relevant documentation is found in traditional Chinese medical literature. But it is certain that this herb does clear heat and moisten lung. Modern medical studies have proven that it contains one kind of sweetener that is more than 300 times sweeter than cane sugar. More importantly, it produces no calories. For that reason, it becomes the best sugar substitute for those who can’t eat sugar, for example patients of obesity and diabetes.
As mentioned above, it has plenty of health benefits. First and foremost, being one of best sweeteners for diabetics, this fruit itself can help to treat diabetics too. Besides, it is rich in vitamin C, which makes it a wonder herb with anti-aging, anti-cancer, and skin-care properties. Last but not least, it can help decrease lipid, lose weight, and assist the treatment of HLP (hyperlipidaemia).
Apart from being one of healthy and safe sugar substitutes, clinically it is widely used for the treatments of whooping cough, constipation, acute bronchitis, acute tonsillitis, sore throats, cute gastritis, etc. Different parts of grosvener siraitia have particular emphasis on different medicinal uses. Its mashed root is able to cure stubborn psoriasis, carbuncles, boils, etc. in external use; fruit hair can be used for wounds; fruit tea can be a cool refreshing drink that can prevent respiratory infections. And it can prolong life too if drunk in daily basis. In addition, the monk fruit concentrate and extract are often utilized as a condiment to make nourishing stew, broth, cakes, candy, cookies, granules, syrups, fruit essence, cough syrup, and so on.
Modern pharmacological actions of Lo Han Guo
1. D-mannitol can relieve cough. It is used to treat cerebral edema as it can improve blood osmotic pressure and increase intracranial pressure. And it is stronger than urea on dehydration and time of duration. Also it is often used for edema caused by large area burns and scalds, acute renal failure, glaucoma, and so on;
2. Luo Han Guo tea (15% tea, 77.5% monk fruit, and 7.5% its preparation) has no significant effect on the spontaneous activity of mouse’s isolated small intestine. However, in vitro it can enhance the spontaneous activity of the small intestine of rabbits and dogs. And it plays an antagonistic role to acetylcholine or barium chloride induced intestinal tonic contraction and then brings relaxation to bowel spasm. In addition, it also has antagonistic action on epinephrine induced intestinal relaxation, which thus restore the spontaneous activity of bowel. That shows that this tea has dual-direction regulation on the motor function of the small intestine;
Ingredients： Luo Han Guo
Validity period：2 years
Country of origin (country): China