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Konjac Herb Uses, Benefits, Cures, Side Effects, Nutrients

General Name
Glycemic Index / Load
Botanical Name
Amorphophallus Konjac

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Konjac Cures

Highly Effective


Action of Konjac

Nutrients in Konjac

Parts Used

Roots , Stem Tuber , Corm , Seeds

Side Effects, Risk Factors of, and Cautions for Konjac

Avoid taking Konjac for pregnancy and breast-feeding women . Consult your doctor before taking it .
Stop using Konjac 2 weeks before a surgery as it may lower your blood glucose level .
Konjac contains glucomannan which should always be taken with atleast eight glasses of water .
Avoid taking Konjac atleast 2 hours before bed
If taken without sufficient water it will increase the risk of choking or blockage of the throat , esophagus or intestine .
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Konjac is a plant.
It is perennial.
It grows in tropical and sub tropical climates.
Best used for Obesity.
It is a substitute for cornstarch .


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Materia Medica for Konjac

Single Herb

Konjac for Obesity

Add half teaspoon of konjac Powder in a glass of water . Drink immediatly. Take it before each meal .
Mix 1 teaspoon of Konjac Powder with 2 tablespoon of cold water till smooth, then add this mixture to the gravies, sauces, glazes, soups and stews.
Note : Do not take Allopathic diabetic medicines if you are taking Konjac Powder . These medications may lower your blood glucose levels . Always take your physician's recommendation before taking any medicnes.
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