Glucomannan Powder 1/4 lb bottle: HE

Glucomannan Powder 1/4 lb bottle: HE

This herb is BULK DISCOUNTED in our 10 lb & 25 lb bulk packs. To find the bulk packs, just copy and paste the herb name into our Search, or refer to our Bulk By The Kilo & Ton category. We use only 100% Gluten-free, Vegetable Cellulose ”00” capsules for all of our encapsulated products. We offer both bulk powder and capsules. Obviously our bulk bottles are bulk powder, not capsules, but the capsule weight is included to give you a way of judging the recommended dosage. Glucomannan – Botanical Powder — Approximately 600 mg. each capsule. 1/2 teaspoon of powder is about equal to one capsule. Powder can be consumed by sprinkling it over your food or mixing it with a syrup such as maple or chocolate. You could also mix it with orange juice. The citric acid in the orange juice will help to mask any unpleasant powder tastes. Other common names: Konjac, Konjac Root, Snake Plant, Devil’s Tongue, Doo Bulbs, Mannan, Konjac, Corpse Flowers, Voodoo Lily, Snake Palm Glucomannan is a calorie-free, natural plant fiber that removes fat from the colon wall and gently helps to cleanse the intestines and relieve constipation. It also increases bulk in the stomach (and intestines) and gives dieters a feeling of fullness, which helps to reduce the appetite and assist in weight loss programs. Glucomannan fiber may also be beneficial in lowering total cholesterol and regulating blood sugar levels. We need fiber in our diets every day for good health, and Glucomannan supplements are an easy way to fulfill that need. History: Glucomannan is an excellent, natural dietary fiber that picks up and removes fat from the colon wall, and it is derived from the starchy tuber of the amorphophallis plant, which is sometimes also called the konjac plant. It is a perennial that is native to Asia, mostly China and Japan and also grown in Korea. Each plant produces one large tuberous root (generally over ten pounds in weight) that resembles a beet, and puts up a thick stem with one enormous leaf and one evil-smelling flower or spadix, which is pollinated by flies. The bark of the plant has the appearance of snakeskin, which has given rise to one of its common names, Snake Plant, and it may be found in light woodlands or cultivated beds in rich, moist, loamy soils in dappled shade, but will also survive in sun and either acid or alkaline soils. The root produces the excellent dietary fiber that has been used as a nutritious supplement in Oriental foods, such as noodles (shirataki) and tofu, and is also included in the gelling agent, konnyaku, in Japanese cuisine. It is considered a health food in Japan that is used to maintain healthy intestinal function. An interesting side-story tells us that Konjac powder was added to the first national currency of Japan in the late 1800s to prevent counterfeiting, but it was stopped after rats began to eat the bills. Glucomannan forms a thick, gooey gel when exposed to fluids and results in a soft mass that

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