Stevia plants, which is a native of the subtropical, tropical south and central American regions. The leaves of this plant have been in use for about 1500 years. The local people of the two regions in Brazil and Paraguay used the leaves as sweeteners for tea and medicines.
Stevia is being cultivated throughout the world. Stevia is the only well known natural substitute to sugar with high intensity sweetness and virtually zero calories. Apart from being calorie free natural sweetener, stevia has many health benefits.
Stevia plants can be grown at home garden; if you are able to provide sunshine for minimum 5/6hours and water it on daily basis.