Monk fruit extract mainly include glycosides, citric acid, flavonoids, etc. The new effects of Luo Han Guo mainly include liver protection, bacteria, anti-oxidation, lowering blood fat, lowering blood sugar, anti-fatigue, anti-hypoxia, high temperature resistance, enhancing immunity and scavenging free radicals.
Separation and identification of Luo Han Guo ingredients found that the its extract contains a variety of fatty acids, essential amino acids, flavonoids and a large number of triterpenoid glycoside compounds. At present, the research and application of monk fruit mainly focuses on one of Luo Han Guo extracts, which is the main component of triterpenoids in Luo Han Guo. It is a non-sugar substance with strong sweetness and its sweetness is equivalent. About 300 times the amount of sucrose.
As the main low-calorie, non-sugar sweetener, mogroside V is widely used in food, additive and health care products. In the 1990s, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the addition of mogroside as a sweetener to foods. In 1996, China also approved mogroside as a substitute sugar for obesity and diabetes patients, which can partially or completely replace cane sugar. And applied to the health care industry. Currently, the United Kingdom, South Korea, Japan, Singapore and other countries are allowed to use mogroside as a food additive. Among them, Japan is the largest importer of mogroside, and mogroside is used as a health supplement in Japan, and can be made into diet food, hypoglycemic food, immune-enhancing food and anti-allergic granules; as a sweetener, it can be processed into throat sugar, functional beverages, syrups and effervescent tablets; as an additive, the addition of mogroside to the solution of soaked pickles can greatly reduce the amount of salt used, and the pickled kimchi is crisp and refreshing, and the color is bright and attractive.
In the United Kingdom, mogroside is often mixed with puerarin extract to make a low-sugar solid beverage. After scouring, the odor is fresh, and it has the functions of relieving fatigue, promoting digestion and lowering blood pressure. In addition, soluble starch is mixed with mogroside and processed into Cube sugar can adjust the sweetness of brewed coffee and reduce calorie intake. In China, it often was used for a traditional Chinese medicine, which has the effect of moistening the lungs and relieving cough, cooling the blood and relaxing the bowel. Since the 21st century, mogroside has been widely used in the food industry in China. It can be added to starch jelly to make candy with good taste, flavor and color. It can be added to biscuits to improve the texture of biscuits and chew. No dryness; added to dairy products promotes the health of children, patients and sub-health people.