Anti-hyperglycemic, antihypertensive, antioxidant, antimicrobial activity, anticancer effect, anti-inflammatory and immune-modulatory effect, diuretic.
It is 300 times as sweet as sugar. Its best-known medicinal quality is based on what it lacks – calories. This makes stevia valuable in treating obesity and makes it therapeutic in some kinds of diabetes treatment. Stevia can also treat high blood pressure. As a medicinal herb, it is free of most side effects and provokes no allergies. Good for your digestive system, curbing candidiasis. It inhibits the growth of all sorts of bacteria. It helps with an upset stomach, soothing acidity. Washing your hair with stevia extract prevents dandruff. It increases energy levels and promotes an overall feeling of well-being.
Directions to use:
Infusion: Take 1 leaf, pour 300ml of boiled water over it and let stand for 10min. Taste the water, if not sweet enough add another leaf. Bring water to a boil and let stand for another 10min.
Consult with a medical practitioner before use. Is being used as a dietary supplement.