Konjac Root (Glucomannan)
What is Konjac Root (Amorphophallus konjac)?
Konjac root (Amorphophallus konjac), also known as elephant yam, devil's tongue, snake palm, voodoo lily, or simply konjac, is a perennial plant native to the tropical regions of China. It is cultivated throughout eastern Asia, including Japan, Korea, and Indonesia.
Konjac root (Amorphophallus konjac) is popular as a supplement for its glucomannan content.
What is Glucomannan?
Glucomannan is a water-soluble fiber extracted from the konjac root or tuber (Amorphophallus konjac). Because of how glucomannan is structured, it can reach the lower intestines more effectively than some other fibers, which break down in the first part of the small intestine.
This konjac root extract is standardized to 90% glucomannan.
Konjac Root (Amorphophallus konjac) Benefits
Glucomannan in konjac root extract (Amorphophallus konjac) supports the digestive system and may help maintain healthy body weight and cholesterol levels in already healthy individuals when taken in conjunction with a healthy diet and exercise.† Glucomannan also helps support heart and cardiovascular health.†
- Great source of fiber
- Supports digestive health†
- Contributes to heart health†
- Supports the cardiovascular system†
- Helps maintain healthy weight when taken in conjunction with a healthy diet & exercise†
† These statements have not been evaluated by the Food and Drug Administration. This product is not intended to diagnose, treat, cure or prevent any disease.