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P-ISSN: 2394-0530, E-ISSN: 2320-3862

2018, Vol. 6, Issue 2, Part D

Uses of stevia (Stevia rebaudiana)

Suresh V, J Preethi Fetricia, V Saranya, S Sarithra and K Tamilselvan

Stevia plant is a nutrient rich plant which belongs to asteraceae family. The leave of stevia contains diterpene glycosides stevioside, rebaudiosides A-F, steviolbioside and dulcoside which are responsible for its sweetness. Stevia is termed as natural sweetener. Stevia herb is a very low in calories parts by parts, its dry leaves possess roughly 40 times more sweetness than sugar rebaudioside-A, are found to be 300 times sweeter than sugar. Stevia contains natural antioxidants which helps in lowering blood pressure, cholesterol, and control diabetes. This review article represents the uses of stevia.
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How to cite this article:
Suresh V, J Preethi Fetricia, V Saranya, S Sarithra, K Tamilselvan. Uses of stevia (Stevia rebaudiana). J Med Plants Stud 2018;6(2):247-248.
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