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The American Botanical Council (ABC) is passionate about helping people live healthier lives through the responsible use of herbs and medicinal plants. As an independent, nonprofit education organization, ABC is dedicated to providing accurate and reliable information for consumers, healthcare practitioners, researchers, educators, industry and the media.

Please enjoy this information on monk fruit made available through the generosity of Layn USA's adoption.

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Siraitia grosvenorii is a perennial vine in the cucumber family (Cucurbitaceae) and is native to China. Called luo han guo in Chinese, monk fruit is used for coughs, colds, and sore throats, and more recently, as a low calorie sweetener.

Additional ABC Monk Fruit Resources 

HerbalGram article

Luo Han Guo (Monk Fruit) Profile. 2014;103:1-5.

HerbClip reviews

More Americans Using Botanicals to Stay Healthy. HC# 010251-290, October 14, 2005

HerbalEGram article

Monk Fruit Extract Authorized for Use in Tabletop Sweeteners in Canada. Vol. 10, No. 4, April 2013


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