This dense bushy shrub is said to be 300 times sweeter than table sugar, with practically no calories, cholesterol free. Suitable for diabetics and dieters. No known side effects.
Even sweeter when forming flower buds. Use crushed dry leaves or infuse a leaf for 5min in boiling water. 1 tsp stevia leaf in 1 cup water tastes as sweet as 1 full cup of sugar.
May help lower hypertension