What is Monk Fruit?

Monk Fruit is a round, green melon that has been traditionally cultivated in the remote hillsides of central Asia for centuries. The fruit grows on lush vines and is protected from the sun by the misty shade of the mountains. Its incredible sweetness comes from unique, naturally occurring antioxidants which have an enchanting sweet taste, but without the calories of sugar.

 

HOW HAS IT BEEN USED?

 

Monk Fruit has been used in traditional Chinese medicine for centuries as remedy for coughs, colds, fever, lung diseases and digestive disorders-health practitioners consider it to be one of the safest non-sugar sweeteners.There is also hope that due to its low glycemic index Monk Fruit’s compounds may stimulate insulin secretion and have the potential to combat diabetes.