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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.
Edible Plant Guide © 2012 Markus Rothkranz