Luo han guo (aka. Monk Fruit /Luo han kuo / lo han kuo) is a very sweet green southern Asian fruit. Extracts (mogrosides) of luo han guo (called mogroside V or 5) are now being marketed in the West as a sweetener, although it has been around for some 800 years in China. Juice is extracted from crushed fruit using water and then filtered to obtain the mogroside V (1% of monk fruit).
Has 10-250 times the sweetness of sugar. Amounts used are too small to significantly effect human physiology.
This non-nutritive sweetener (NNS) sports 0 calories. In fact 0 anything nutritional.
Supposedly does not leave an after taste
Combined with non-GMO erythritol (a fermented sugar alcohol ) it is a remarkable replica of sugar. A patented process by Saraya, sold as Lakanto.
Similar to xylitol and stevia, it does not produce blood sugar spikes
Chronic low-level inflammation (CLII) involved in almost all health problems
"The medical kit of the future"
General electrotherapy health benefits. Used systemically and/or locally at specific problem areas of the body, its effective application has many benefits:
|Detoxification||Wellness / Healthy aging||Pain relief|
|Relief from insomnia||Immune system restoral||Anti-Inflammatory|
|Maximizes cellular energy production||Accelerated tissue /bone
|Muscle relaxation / rehabilitation||Increased blood oxygen
There are several reasonably affordable electrotherapy devices available for personal use. The following electrotherapies are those that have received a significant amount of positive feedback:
|Pulsed Electromagnetic Field (PEMF) therapy|
|Near Infrared (NIR) class 4 laser therapy|
Cranial Electrotherapy Stimulation (CES) applies specific frequency patterns to the head area, with the following benefits:
|Balances neurotransmitters||Relieves pain||Treats depression|
|Substance abuse withdrawal||Relieves insomnia||Relieve stress / anxiety|