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Stivia plant ka botanical name kya hai aur uska use kya hai? dibites me .

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Asked by namrata, 16 Oct '07 11:34 pm
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Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni

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Stevia is a genus of about 150 species of herbs and shrubs in the sunflower family (Asteraceae), native to subtropical and tropical South America and Central America. The species Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni, commonly known as sweetleaf, sweet leaf, sugarleaf, or simply stevia, is widely grown for its sweet leaves. As a sugar substitute, stevia's taste has a slower onset and longer duration than that of sugar, although some of its extracts may have a bitter or liquorice-like aftertaste at high concentrations.

With its extracts having up to 300 times the sweetness of sugar, stevia has garnered attention with the rise in demand for low-carbohydrate, low-sugar food alternatives. Stevia also has shown promise in medical research for treating such conditions as obesity and high blood pressure. Stevia has a negligible effect on blood glucose, even enhancing glucose tolerance, therefore it is attractive as a natural sweetener to diabetics and others on ca ...more
Answered by Sheetal Kaur, 16 Oct '07 11:45 pm

 
  
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Stevia rebaudiana and stevia ambrosia are the two good varieties. Former is better and common. The dried leaf powder is 20 times sweeter than sugar and that too cholestrol free. 50 gms stevia leaf powder equals 1 Kg of sugar in sweetness.
Answered by Amresh Kumar, 16 Oct '07 11:48 pm

 
  
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Plants are the most innocent and patientive creature, Only blessed to give not to take, plants gives us even when alive and even when dead, Even now a days their are certains roots and stems useful as diet and medicianal cure for benefit of Mankind.
Answered by Anand Agarwal, 09 Nov '09 02:45 pm

 
  
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Go2vikipedia,u will get total information abvt stevia rebaudiana .
Answered by venkataramana, 17 Oct '07 10:42 pm

 
  
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