Yacon, Smallanthus sonchifolia
Yacon is a plant traditionally grown in the Northern and Central Andes, it is also known as a “Peruvian ground apple”. Yacon is a species of perennial daisy grown for its crisp, sweet-tasting, tuberous roots.
- Yacon can assist with treatment of diabetes and be an alternative sweetener for those watching their blood sugar levels.
- Yacon is a natural diuretic and antioxidant.
- Yacon is filled with probiotics, and prebiotics to aid in digestion and colon health.