Stevia Sweetleaf Honeyleaf Herbal Plant in PolyBag
Plant Height: 5 Inch Stevia is a plant in the sunflower family plant 5 million people enjoy stevia in their food and beverages every year Today it’s the world most popular natural alternative sweetener Stevia is non-caloric and The raw leaves of the stevia plant are approximately 40 times sweeter than sugar,
It is also known as Eupatorium rebaudianum, sweetleaf, honeyleaf and sugarleaf, and sweet herb of Paraguay. The leaves of Stevia are a source of natural zero-calorie sweetener which is considered sweeter than sugar (sucrose). Stevia leaves may also be steeped in water to make a delicious stevia tea. In 2008, FDA (The Food and Drug Administration) approved sweetener derived from the herb stevia as safe for use in foods and beverages.
The steviols glycosides are now used in herbal supplements, foods and beverages, and as sweetening powders and syrups. Stevia leaves can be eaten fresh or dried, crumbled, and sprinkled onto foods like a spice or seasoning. Fresh leaves are a delicious addition to salads.
Nutritional Value Of Stevia:
Stevia is valued most for its sweet leaves and its ability to replace sugar in a diet, but stevia also contains a wealth of antioxidant compounds, such as flavonoids, triterpenes, tannins, caffeic acid, kaempferol, and quercetin, among others. The stevia plant also contains fiber, protein, iron, potassium, magnesium, sodium, vitamin A, and vitamin C. However, in the sweetener form, these additional elements are nearly negligible. The smaller organic compounds play the real role in the health benefits of Stevia .
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|Growing Conditions||It grows on Infertile & acid soils. Tropical re0gions are well suited for this species.|
While speaking of human health and nutrition Stevia is considered one of the most interesting and beneficial new discoveries. This is a plant found in approximately 240 species of bush and herb of sunflower family (Asteraceae – Asteraceae). Stevia is known by various names including sweet leaves or sugar leaves, but the formal scientific name is Stevia rebaudiana. It rises in tropical parts of North and South America. Stevia has gained fame because of being an artificial sweetener, which is more than 40x sweeter than sugar. Due to its extremely sweet leaves, this plant was used for hundreds of years. But it was rarely known around the world. Now stevia is being used all over the world. The special thing about the Stevia plant is that it can be grown at home too. Stevia contains antioxidant compounds such as flavonoids, triterpenes, tannins, caffeic acid, camperol, and aquaxetine. Stevia plant fiber , protein , iron , potassium , magnesium, sodium , vitamin A and vitamin C are also included. However, these extra elements in the form of sweetener are almost negligible. Small organic compounds play a real role in the health benefits of Stevia .
Stevia’s most important function for human health is its ability to control blood sugar levels. Stevia is a sweet food similar to sugar, but it contains stevioside which is non-carbohydrate glycoside compound. When stevioside breaks, then the glucose-containing particles are absorbed into the blood and are absorbed by the bacteria in the colon, instead of affecting glucose levels in the body. It is an ideal option for people with diabetes or carbohydrate-controlled dietary habits, because they can eat without being worried about any complications related to diabetes and without sugar.
Stevia is very low in calories and is sweeter than sugar. This means that people can eat candies made with cakes, cookies and stevia without worrying about getting a high amount of calories from sugar, and this will not worry about increasing their weight. Stevioside is a type of glycoside, but Stevia also has other glycosides which can really relax the blood vessels, increase urination and can provide the ability to eliminate sodium from the body.
Which means that there is less pressure on the cardiovascular system, which protects heart health and in some situations, such as atherosclerosis, heart attack and stroke, prevents high BP
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