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Stevia

(stē′vē-ă) [NL]
A genus of shrubs native to South America. A noncaloric sugar substitute is made from plants of this genus.
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Apart from the traditional usage of Stevia leaf extract as a natural cure for diabetes for decades, detailed investigation on the property of the diterpene glycosides accumulated in the leaves of Stevia rebaudiana for determining its antidiabetic property using animal models and cell line experiments and human volunteers have been undertaken by several researchers (Bailey, 1999; Bailey et al.
Nevertheless, the total concentrations--greater than 12%--and the ratio of stevioside to rebaudioside A--6 to 4--were similar to those found in the countries in which Stevia rebaudiana originates.
The sweetening properties of Stevia rebaudiana have been known for centuries, especially in its native land of Paraguay.
China's stevia rebaudiana extract market is in a stable stage now.
18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Stevia rebaudiana is a South American plant, belonging to the Asteraceae family.
Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni and its extract Rebaudioside A, is the name given to a plant native to South America whose leaves derive a natural sweetener 300 times sweeter than sucrose.
Sourced from Stevia rebaudiana, stevia is a green-leafed herb in the Chrysanthemum family that grows wild in parts of Paraguay and Brazil.
Stevia rebaudiana is a traditional herbal sweetener that has no calories; it has been approved for use in foods in numerous countries, and consumer demand for it is high, particularly in the US.
However, every time I see an article on herbs, I never see any mention of Stevia Rebaudiana "The sweet plant of Paraguay.
Extracts of leaves from the plant Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni have been used in the traditional treatment of diabetes in Paraguay and Brazil.
SweetLeaf SteviaPlus is made from the green leaves of the stevia rebaudiana plant native to Paraguay, and is sustainably farmed.
Made from the stevia rebaudiana plant native to Paraguay, SweetLeaf SteviaPlus is the best-selling stevia brand in the U.