Stevia Herb Cut 16 OZ (1 Pound)
Stevia Herb Cut
The green leaves of the Stevia rebaudiana plant contain the glycosides stevioside and rebaudioside. Stevioside, as a sweetener, is estimated to be between 250 and 300 times as sweet as table sugar (sucrose), making it unique among the hundreds of species of stevia plants. Stevia been used in food applications as a prepackaged replacement for sugar and artificial sweeteners. It has been used in various food products, including the Japanese sugar-free versions of chewing gum, Beatrice Foods® yogurts and even Diet Coke®. It has also been used in Japanese-style pickles, dried seafoods, fish meat products, vegetables and seafoods boiled down with soy sauce, as well as confections and a host of other products. Stevia is able to perform a number of other beneficial tasks. For example, it has been shown that stevia may enhance mood and increase energy levels and mental alertness. The cosmetic industry also employs the use of stevia in many of its available skin care products. Health Benefits of Stevia Stevia is a natural herbal sweetening agent without the calories of typical table sugar. Because the human body does not metabolize the sweet glycosides (they pass right through the normal elimination channels), the body obtains no calories from the extract.
Shipped in a light blocking blue plastic bag for economy with a twist tie with minimal packing material for shipping. Place your herbs in an airtight jar and store in a cool dark place such as a cabinet and your herbs will last for several years!
Consuming or any other use of our herbs, oils, etc. for medicinal or other uses is done so at your own risk! We make no claims as to use of our herbs for any purpose. You are advised to use your own good sense and research before using herbs and oils. Any information provided is for historical reference only!