What Is Konjac?
WHAT IS KONJAC?
Konjac grows under sparse forests and is a beneficial alkaline food. For people who eat too much animal-based acidic food, eating konjac with it can achieve a food acid and alkali balance. In addition, konjac also has the functions of lowering blood sugar, lowering blood fat, lowering blood pressure, dispersing poison, nourishing the face, clearing the pulse, losing weight, laxative, appetizing and so on.
China's konjac producing areas are mainly distributed in Yunnan, Guizhou, Sichuan, southern Shaanxi and western Hubei, with the most abundant konjac resources in the mountains around the Sichuan Basin. The konjac producing areas in Sichuan are mainly distributed in the Daba Mountains in eastern Sichuan, and the Jinsha River valley in the southwest is the most important white konjac producing area in the country.
The nutritional and health care function of konjac is to play the role of dietary fiber in regulating nutritional imbalances, such as preventing constipation, lowering blood lipids, lowering blood sugar, losing weight and fitness. In addition, it can also be used to make contact lenses and medical optical products; adding konjac glucomannan in eye protection liquid can prevent the drying of eyes and contact lenses. Konjac glucomannan gel can be used to stop bleeding and promote wounds after disinfection
Healing; it can also be made into drugs for lowering blood fat, lowering blood sugar, losing weight, and laxative.