Glucomannan

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What other names is Glucomannan known by?

Amorphophallus konjac, Amorphophallus rivieri, Glucomanano, Glucomannane, Konjac, Konjac Mannan.

What is Glucomannan?

Glucomannan is a sugar made from the root of the konjac plant (Amorphophallus konjac).

Possibly Effective for...

  • Reducing cholesterol levels in people with diabetes.
  • Helping control type 2 diabetes.

Insufficient Evidence to Rate Effectiveness for...

  • Constipation, weight loss, and high cholesterol when used with chitosan.

Natural Medicines Comprehensive Database rates effectiveness based on scientific evidence according to the following scale: Effective, Likely Effective, Possibly Effective, Possibly Ineffective, Likely Ineffective, and Insufficient Evidence to Rate (detailed description of each of the ratings).


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