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Stevia Rebaudiana is a plant species which is considered to be a natural sweetener, 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 two regions in Brazil and Paraguay used the leaves as sweeteners for tea and medicines. 

This plant is perennial herb which can attain a maximum height of 90cm. The leaves of the plant are elliptic and the root system of the plant is extensive. There are 150 to 200 different species of this plant available around the world, but only 6 varieties that is stevia eupatoria, steiva ovata, stevia plummerae, stevia salicifolla, stevia serrata and  stevia rebaudiana are used as sweeteners

The most widely used plant is the stevia rebaudiana because of its extraordinary sweetening properties. The leaves of this plant, when dried and processed, are considered to have 30 to 40 times sweeter than sugar but with zero calories and zero glycemic index.

Health Benefits of Stevia

  • The compound glycoside present in the leaves has significant impact upon consumption.

  • Control high blood pressure, obesity and yeast infections

  • Safe for diabetic patients

  • Improves cardiovascular health

  • Calorie free, compounds cannot be metabolized by the human body

  • Helps in improved gastrointestinal activity

  • Provides proteins, vitamins, minerals, carbohydrates etc.,

  • Defensive against microbes

  • No toxic elements

  • No artificial agents

  • Provides 30-40 time more sweetness than normal table sugar

  • Helps in reducing calorie in take and results in reducing weight

  • Prevents cavities and plague

  • Safe for all ages