Stevia

Stevia is a small shrub like perennial plant which belongs to sunflower family. It is also known as sweetleaf, honeyleaf and sugarleaf, and is native to Central and South America. Stevia is grown for its leaves which are a source of natural zero-calorie sweetener, which is considered 300 times sweeter than sugar. Stevia is an excellent substitute for sugar and is a good choice for diabetics. Stevia has been used in South and Central America, Japan and many other parts of the world as a sugar substitute and in the treatment of a number of health conditions including diabetes, gingivitis, hyper..

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