Pure Monk™ (Monk Fruit or Lou Han Guo) powder is a 100% pure, all-natural, virtually no-calorie sugar substitute, derived from the goodness of real fruit. Monk Fruit is a natural, healthy, Keto safe, flavorful alternative to table sugar and unhealthy chemical sweeteners such as aspartame. Monk fruit has been used for hundreds of years as a natural sweetener and as a traditional medicine in Eastern cultures, monk fruit extract is derived from a small, subtropical Asian melon. Also known as lo han guo, this fruit extract delivers a clean, sweet flavor, with no aftertaste. No wonder it’s been used in its native China for hundreds of years!