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Konjac is an herb which grows in Asia and is known for various lifestyle and health and beauty properties. This versatile product is often used in foods as a low-calorie alternative, as well as in skin care products, such as exfoliation or daily cleansing creams and lotions.

Scrub up with Konjac

A little-known beauty product that can make a big difference to your routine is the Konjac jelly fibre sponge puff. This palm-size product is designed for sensitive areas, such as the face, to provide deep cleansing of the pores. The kind non-abrasive material is available in a choice of colours to perk up your bathroom, as well as your beauty regime. There are various types to choose from. The classic dome shape is easy to store in your bathroom, while the scour style puff comes with a rope, ideal to drape next to your shower.

Low-calorie diet

In recent years Konjac has come to the fore as a low-calorie alternative to carbohydrate-heavy meals. If you’re looking to cut down on calories, opt for Sim Diet Noodles featuring Konjac as the key ingredient. Containing less than six calories per 100g serving, it’s possible to dine for under 350 calories for meal. Those on strict diets will reap the benefits of using this modern substitute to pasta, spaghetti and potato. As an added bonus, it’s free from fat, sugar and gluten. It's a great option if you're looking for an alternative to your standard and food and drinks.

For a punch of power

Go straight to the root of the source with Konjac root – glucomannan powder. Available in sachets of 100g up to 10kg, it’s easy to stock up on in just a few clicks. This raw ingredient can be used in cooking as a thickening agent or gel. It is also used for constipation, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes, amongst other ailments.