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Celebration Stevia Herb (24 bags)

For centuries, the Guaran­ tribes of Paraguay and Brazil used stevia, which they called ka'a he'ª ("sweet herb"), as a sweetener in yerba mate and medicinal teas for treating heartburn and other ailments.[16] More recent medical research has shown promise in treating obesity[17] and hypertension.[18][19] Stevia has a negligible effect on blood glucose, even enhancing glucose tolerance;[20] therefore, it is attractive as a natural sweetener to diabetics and others on carbohydrate-controlled diets.[21]Possible treatment of osteoporosis has been suggested by observations that eggshell breakage can be reduced by 75% by adding a small percentage of stevia leaf powder to chicken feed, and that pigs given 2% stevia leaf powder in their feed experienced a doubling of serum calcium.[22]

For centuries, the Guaran­ tribes of Paraguay and Brazil used stevia, which they called ka'a he'ª ("sweet herb"), as a sweetener in yerba mate and medicinal teas for treating heartburn and other ailments.[16] More recent medical research has shown promise in treating obesity[17] and hypertension.[18][19] Stevia has a negligible effect on blood glucose, even enhancing glucose tolerance;[20] therefore, it is attractive as a natural sweetener to diabetics and others on carbohydrate-controlled diets.[21]

Possible treatment of osteoporosis has been suggested by observations that eggshell breakage can be reduced by 75% by adding a small percentage of stevia leaf powder to chicken feed, and that pigs given 2% stevia leaf powder in their feed experienced a doubling of serum calcium.[22]

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