Organic, hand picked, Greek Stevia (Candy Leaf; Stevia rebaudiana) from the mountains of Epirus, North West Greece.
Stevia is an alternative sweetener that may be added into drinks, cooking or baking, to replace refined sugar. Stevia has no calories, and it is 200 times sweeter than sugar. Stevia does not damage the teeth or influence the metabolism and is a safe option for children, too.
It has antidiabetic, anti-hypoglycemic, antihypertensive, antiseptic, antioxidant, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory properties. It strengthens the body’s defense and protects against viruses and viral cancers, as well as DNA damage. It also has anti-aging action on the skin, benefits to oral hygiene, protects against Candida, gingivitis and prevents plaque and tooth decay. It generally contributes to healthy eating and tackling various nutritional problems such as obesity, diabetes mellitus and hypoglycemia, but also to prevent unwanted side-effects of over-consumption of sugar.