What is stevia plant?
Stevia plant is a natural sweetener produced from the sweet leaves of stevia. Peoples had used Stevia in the past as a natural sweetener in South America. They used it in many dishes, tea, and other things. Later, it used in other parts of the world from the 17th century. Stevia plant’s extracts or powder or leaves are highly useful for diabetes patients. This high potency sweetener is over 100 to 300 times sweeter than table sugar according to SK Goyal and RK Goyal research. It is known as the different name in different regions. In India, it is said to be mithipatti or mithi tulsi. Many well-known companies use it as a food additive. It is a zero calorie food additive.