Uses of Stevia & its Benefits
(Common name:- Stevia)
A substance called rebiana which is a trade name for zero-calorie
sweetener containing mainly steviol glycoside is extracted from stevia.
Stevia is also rich in flavonoids and terpenes. Other constituents are
stevioside which is considered sweetest in stevia, steviolbioside,
rebausiosides A-E, dulcoside ; chemicals like caffeic acid, campesterol,
chlorogenic acid, chlorophyll, diterpene glycosides, dulcosides A-B,
- Stevia leaves are sweet and can be used instead of sugar as 1
teaspoon of sugar or less equals to 1 cup of sugar. Being an alternative
of sugar, it doesn't harm and can be use in tea and couple of things but
not in every dish.
- Some quantity of stevia is added to ice cream and beverage to lower
the sugar level and to give a natural taste.
Stevia is a natural sweetener and extensively used
- To treat diabetes.
- For high blood pressure.
- For Cavity prevention.
- Helps in weight loss.
Stevia is recorded to have some beneficial properties such as anti
bacterial, anti fungal, anti viral, a good tonic and wound healer.
It also helps in treating heart burning and other medical ailments.
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