What is Konjac ?

With the introduction on Herbal Tea Directs Japanese Green tea Konjac sponge, you might be asking yourself what is Konjac?

Konjac is a traditional Japanese jelly-like health food, made from calcium hydroxide or oxide calcium a type of potato called “konnyaku potato”.

The Konjac plant is native to Indonesia and is a kind of herbaceous perennial plant called “Amorphophallus Konjac”. Konjac potatoes are grown in Southeast Asia, China, Korea and Japan. 

The Japanese have been eating Konjac for over 1500 years. It was originally introduced to Japan as a medicine in the sixth century and has been eaten for almost 1500 years in Japan. It is a totally natural food.

97% of Konjac is water and 3% is Glucomannan and is very rich in minerals.
It contains water, protein, carbohydrate, lipids, sodium, potassium, magnesium, iron, phosphorus, copper, zinc, vitamin A, vitamin E, vitamin D, vitamin B1, vitamin B2, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, vitamin C, pantothenate, niacin, fatty acids, folic acid and dietary fibre with a total of 16 amino acids.

The Japanese have used the Konjac for more than a century, as a beauty treatment for their delicate skins.

Konjac plus Green Tea extract contains Polyphenols, Catechins which protects the skin from oxidization and UV. The Green Tea helps fade acne scaring reducing excessive oils and moisturizing the skin.

Benefits include:

  • 100% Natural Fibre Sponge
  • No Chemicals or Preservatives
  • No Colours or Additives
  • Suitable for all Skin Types
  • Perfect for Infants and Newborns
  • Stimulates Blood Flow
  • Encourages New Skin Cell Growth
  • Cleanses and Soothes
  • Environmentally Sustainable
  • Biodegradable
  • Eczema, Pimples, Acne

After just one use you will feel the difference with the HTD Konjac Sponge, your skin will feel revitalized and your skin care routine will be transformed.

Rick Williams
Rick Williams


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