As a key ingredient included in our product Botano Throat™, Momordica grosvenori, also known as Siraitia grosvenorii, is an herbaceous perennia vine native to Southern China and Northern Thailand and best known for its fruit, the luo han guo (which means Buddha fruit in Chinese), one of several that have been called longevity fruit. Buddha fruit gains its name as being the fruit primarily grown in Southern China, mainly in Guangxi Province, with most of the product from the mountains of Guilin, a major Buddhist retreat area with many temples during the Tang Dynasty 1300 years ago.
Traditional Uses of Buddha Fruit (Momordica grosvenori)
Modern Research - Buddha Fruit (Momordica grosvenori)
WinVivo uses Buddha Fruit in products that address the following Health Concerns:
Momordica grosvenori (MG), a traditional medicinal herb in China used as a substitute sugar for obese and diabetic patients, exhibited an enhancement of immunity.
These data indicate that Siraitia grosvenorii polysaccharide (SGP) not only ameliorates the lipid disorder, but also lowers plasma glucose levels. So SGP have obvious glucose-lowering effect on hyperglycaemic rabbits induced by feeding high fat/high sucrose chow, its mechanism may be related to amelioration of lipid metabolism and restoring the blood lipid levels of hyperglycaemic rabbits.
Upon evaluation of compounds 1-8 for inhibitory effects against the Epstein-Barr virus early antigen (EBV-EA) activation induced by 12-O-tetradecanoylphorbol-13-acetate (TPA), all compounds exhibited inhibitory effects with IC50 values of 346-400 mol ratio/32 pmol TPA.
Stop your cough and give your throat a chance to heal. Botano Throat sugar-free lozenges quickly and effectively relieve cough and then help heal the throat by suppressing bronchial inflammation.
Repairs Inflamed Throat
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Synergy for Faster Relief
of Lung Inflammation
Desensitizes the Body to Allergens
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