stevia rebaudiana

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The HEALTHY SUGAR. Super sweet leaves that have no effect on your pancreas, blood sugar or insulin. Safe for diabetics. Although it’s really sweet, it actually reduces sugars in the system which displace calcium. Can actually be used for tooth and mouth care- mix with Pau d’arco, baking soda, licorice root and yucca root-Stevia sweetens the herbs and as an antiseptic to kill the acid and plaque forming bacteria.A good source of chromium, which helps in the regulation of blood sugar, which may help prevent diabetic cataracts, and also helps diabetics who often suffer from impotence. Antibiotic. Good source of saponins, which improve the absorption of other compounds taken with it.
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Sumida T Studies on Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni as a new possible crop for sweetening resource in Japan (English abstract).
Clonal propagation and antimicrobial activity of an endemic medicinal plant Stevia rebaudiana.
Among the four formulations of strawberry ice cream sweetened with Stevia rebaudiana, those products containing a higher concentration of aqueous extract of Stevia rebaudiana to provide a sufficient level of sweetness were selected by the formulator team to be tested.
Moreover, it has been reported that Stevia rebaudiana shows the ability to maintain blood glucose level with glucose tolerance enhancement in diabetic rats (7).
Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, source of a highpotency natural sweetener: A comprehensive review on the biochemical, nutritional and functional aspects.
It was concluded that Naphthalene acetic acid was a better choice for enhanced rooting and vegetative propagation of Stevia rebaudiana through stem cuttings.
Apart from the traditional usage of dried leaf extract of Stevia rebaudiana as a cure for diabetes, the sweet diterpene glycoside stevioside isolated from the plant has been subjected to several biochemical analysis for determining its anti-hyperglycemic property (Chatsudthipong and Muanprasat, 2009; Radzman et al.
More than 100 phytochemicals have been isolated from stevia rebaudiana of which the best known are steviol gylcosides the chemical compounds responsible for stevia plant's sweetness.
In vitro antioxidant activities of stevia rebaudiana leaves and callus, Journal of food composition and analysis, 20: 323-329.
Micropropagation of Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, a natural sweetener, through pre existing meristem explants