Latin Name: Stevia rebaudiana syn. Eupatorium rebaudianum.
Plant Family: Asteraceae
Other Names: Sweetleaf, Sweet Leaf, Sugarleaf, Sweet Herb, Honey Leaf, Erva Doce, Honey Yerba, Yerba Dulce, Plante Sucrée, Ka'a He'ê & Caá-hê-é.
Description: Stevia is a tender perennial shrub native to South America and is also now cultivated in Central America, Israel, Thailand and China, which grows up to a height of 1 metre. The opposite, lanceolate leaves are 2-5cm in length, and have crenately, serrated edges, leaves are and bright green in colour and covered in fine hairs as is the stem. The 5-petaled flowers are 8-15mm in diameter, white in colour and form clusters at the tips of the plant.
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SUGGESTED USEExtracts from stevia are used in the food industry as a food additive and dietary supplement; extracts of steviol glycosides are 300 times as sweet as sugar.
Shelf LifeShelf life of two years provided that goods are stored in an airtight container in ambient conditions.
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