Stevia plant is a small, sweet-leaf herb of South American origin. Recent scientific trials firmly establish that this sweet-leaf herb has, in fact, many health benefiting plant-derived phyto-chemical compounds that help control blood sugar, cholesterol, blood pressure in addition to its use as natural sweetener. Together with the rise in demand for low-calorie food alternatives, stevia has drawn the attention of health conscious fitness lovers all over the planet. Plant grows 2-4 feet in height with slender, branched stems, and flourishes well all over temperate, and some parts of tropical regions.
|Care Instructions||Although stevia looks like an average green plant, it is an exciting choice for the herb garden because of the natural, calorie-free sweetness found in its leaves. Plant your stevia in the loose, loamy, well-drained soil that the plant prefers, it will grow 1 to 3 feet in height. Feed with compost or mulch to prevent the plant from drying out on hot summer days. Container-grown plants will benefit from the same plant food and mulch. Place it in full sun and water whenever the top inch of potting soil feels dry.|
|Medical Benefits||Natural sweetener with 0 calories. Lowers blood sugar levels and controls high blood pressure. Beats dandruff and acne and reduces wrinkles. Reduces heartburn and indigestion and aids in weight loss.|