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INTRODUCTION

ABOUT STEVIA


Stevia (STEVIA REBAUDIANA) leaves have functional and sensory properties superior to those of many other high potency sweeteners. Stevia is likely to become a major source of high potency sweetener for the growing natural food market in the future. Although Stevia can be helpful to anyone, there are certain groups who are more likely to benefit from its remarkable sweetening potential. These include diabetics, those interested in decreasing caloric intake, and children.

Origin of Stevia Rebaudiana is in central Paraguay where it grows near the ponds and streams in wild conditions. Native Paraguayans have been consuming this herb in large quantities for many centuries. It was only during early fifties that Japanese stumbled upon this unique herb and took it to Japan where they have developed many varieties of this wonderful herb for large scale cultivation The leaves of this plant are 30 times sweeter than sugar , with zero calories. Where as pure extract is 300 times sweeter than sugar.

Stevia Rebaudiana is a small perennial growing up to 65-80 cm tall, with sessile, oppositely arranged leaves. Different species of Stevia contain several potential sweetening compounds, with Stevia Rebaudiana being the sweetest of all. Stevia is a semi-humid subtropical plant that can be grown easily like any other vegetable crop even in the kitchen garden. The soil should be in the pH range of 6.5- 7.5; well-drained red soil and sandy loam soil. Saline soils should be avoided to cultivate this plant.

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ORIGIN AND DISTRIBUTION


Stevia has originated from Northeastern Paraguay and is widely distributed in USA, Brazil, Japan, Korea, Taiwan and Southeast Asia. It is commonly known as Caa-He-e (Sweet herb) in Japan and Korea and generally occurs on the edge of marshes or in grasslands on soil with shallow water tables.


ADVANTAGES OF STEVIA ARE AS FOLLOWING

1.        It is a completely natural non-synthetic product; Stevioside (the sweetener) contains absolutely no calories
2.        The leaves can be used in their natural state
3.        Thanks to its enormous sweetening power, only small quantities need to be used.
4.        The plant is non-toxic
5.        The leaves as well as the pure stevioside extract can be cooked
6.        No aftertaste or bitterness
7.        Stable when heated up to 200 degrees
8.        Non-fermentative
9.        Flavour enhancing
10.     Clinically tested and frequently used by humans without negative effect
11.     Ideal and non-addictive sweetener for children

USES

1. Stevia is safe for diabetics, as it does, not affect blood sugar levels.
2. Stevia does not have the neurological or renal side effects of some of the artificial sweeteners.
3. Stevia possess anti-fungal and anti-bacterial property also in addition to its other versatile uses. It can be safely used in herbal medicines, tonics for diabetic patients and also in the daily usage products like mouthwashes, and tooth pastes.
4. Mild Stevia leaf tea offers excellent relief for an upset stomach.


OTHER USES OF STEVIA

The plant's leaves, the aqueous extract of the leaves, and purified steviosides are used as sweeteners. In health conscious Japan they are widely used in food products, soft drinks (including Coca Cola), and for table use. Japan currently consumes more Stevia than any other country; there, Stevia accounts for 40% of the sweetener market, other countries around the world have also been using Stevia as a sugar substitute, Stevia may be used in cooking and baking as a natural sweetener, adults and children alike may enjoy dessert recipes without risk of weight gain, tooth decay or hyperactivity, it also does not contain the negative side effects reported with the use of artificial sweeteners. When used in natural toothpowder recipes cavities and gum disease are reduced due to its antibacterial properties.

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