- Pure Lo Han Guo (Monk Fruit) Extract
- Low Carb Sweetener
- 0 Calories
- Vegan, Gluten Free, Non-GMO Verified
NuNaturals Monk Fruit Pure Extract is a concentrated form of Lo Han Guo, and only a tiny amount is needed. This powder extract is excellent for mixing up large batches of beverages or for recipes. There are 500 servings per bottle (the equivalent of 500 tsp of sugar). Lo Han Guo is 300 times sweeter than sugar. While it is more costly than Stevia extract, it does have a unique taste profile. It is a great natural sweetener to add to your sweetener collection. NuNaturals Monk Fruit Pure Extract contains zero calories.
Lo Han Guo is also known as Monk Fruit. The fruit, Lo Han Guo (Siraitia grosvenorii) has been used as a food, beverage, and traditional medicine for centuries in Asia. It 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 fruit sweeteners are known as mogrosides.
1/64 of a teaspoon of NuNaturals Monk Fruit Pure Extract (a pinch) is equal to 1 tsp of sugar. 2/3 of a teaspoon is equal to 1 cup of sugar.