Quality: Pressed leaf, whole leaf, ground leaf (size 3-8mm), tbc (0.2-2mm) Packing: PP Bags p/25/40kg Season: November - March Origin: Paraguay Annual production volume: 200ton Container capacity: 8-18ton
Green Leaves International - Stevia Leaves (No Sugar) Stevia is a small shrub like perennial plant which belongs to the sunflower (Asteraceae) family. It is also known as Eupatorium rebaudianum, sweetleaf, honeyleaf and sugarleaf, and sweet herb of Paraguay. The leaves of Stevia are a source of natural zero-calorie sweetener which is considered sweeter than sugar (sucrose). It has been used in South and Central America , Japan and many other parts of the world as a sugar substitute and in the treatment of a number of health conditions for centuries. Initially the leaves of Stevia were consumed fresh or dried but eventually chemists isolated the glycosides called stevioside and rebaudioside from its leaves that give stevia its sweet taste. Stevia also contains phytonutrients, trace elements, minerals, vitamins and volatile oils which give Stevia its nutritional and medicinal properties. In 2008, FDA (The Food and Drug Administration) approved sweetener derived from the herb stevia as safe for use in foods and beverages. The steviols glycosides are now used in herbal supplements, foods and beverages, and as sweetening powders and syrups. Unlike other sweeteners, Stevia can be used in baking and cooking and its lesser amount is ample.
Botanical Name - Stevia rebaudiana Category - Medicinal Form - Dry Part Used - Leaves General Information - The herb plant Stevia rebaudiana, a rhizomatous perennial shrub of the sunflower family Asteraceae (Compositae; tribe Eupatorieae), native to Paraguay and Brazil, produces a host of natural sweet-tasting diterpene compounds as secondary metabolites in its leaves. The leaves have been used by local GuaranÃ?Â Indian tribes as a natural sweetener and as traditional medicine for centuries. Phytochemicals - Stevia species are members of the family of Asteraceae (qv). Stevia rebaudiana contains steviol glycosides, such as stevioside and rebaudioside A, used as artificial sweeteners and 100- 300 times sweeter than sucrose. Steviol glycosides were approved as food additives in the USA, Australia, and New Zealand in 2008 and in Europe in 2011. Steviol glycosides are permitted in a large variety of foods and beverages over a wide range of maximum permitted levels. Apart from their sweetness, steviol glycosides, in higher doses and regular consumption, have been claimed to display important pharmacological/therapeutic activities, such as antioxidant, antibacterial, antifungal, antiviral, antitumor, diuretic, and gastroprotective (antidiarrheal) activities, and to have immunomodulatory effects and a positive influence on renal function, blood pressure, and blood glucose. They suppress neoplastic growth, improve cell regeneration, and strengthen blood vessels.
Stevia plant, or sweet leaf, is an alternative to sugar that you can grow in your own garden. In this post weÃ¢??ll cover a little background info on stevia, growing it from seed or starts, harvesting and using the leaves and making stevia extracts.It has been used as a sweetener for hundreds of years. Traditionally, it was used to sweeten teas, and for its medicinal properties.
a new kind of sweetener from Chrysanthemum (or Chrysanthemum leaves). Over 80% of the sweetness is white to pale yellow crystal or powder, and the hygroscopicity is not very good. Stevioside is easy to dissolve in water and ethanol. When mixed with sucrose, fructose, glucose, maltose and so on, the sweetness of stevioside is more pure, and the sweetness can be synergistic. Characteristics As stevioside have the advantages of high sweetness, low calorie, no metabolism, non-toxic, safe, and long aftertaste in the human body, all the countries of the world are actively used to replace sucrose. Differences between Stevioside and Sucrose stevioside has high sweetness and low heat value. Physical chemistry is stable, no fermentation, so it can extend the shelf life of sucrose products. Stevioside has high sweetness and long duration without browning, which is beneficial to maintain the true color of beverage and food. Application Stevioside as a new sweetener, can be widely used in all kinds of food, beverage, daily chemical industry. It can be said that almost all sugar products can be stevioside substitute part of sucrose or all substitute for saccharin and other chemical sweeteners. 1.Stevioside can be used as a flavor enhancer for the following products: stevioside and stevioside A can be used for ice cream and soft drinks; stevioside is used to enhance the sweetness of chlorinated sucrose, aspartame and cyclamate; stevioside and its salts can be used for ripening of fruit and vegetables. Stevioside is added to food and beverage as aromatic flavor. Flavor enhancer; stevioside is used in salt free storage of foods. Stevioside is used in making hard sugar with lactose, maltose syrup, fructose, sorbitol, maltitol and lactulose. Stevioside can be used to produce gum and bubble sugar, and stevioside can also be used to produce a variety of flavors.Stevioside can also be mixed with sorbitol, glycine and alanine to produce cake powder. Stevioside is very suitable for this purpose because of its thermal stability. 2.in various soft drinks, such as low-energy cola drinks, stevioside and high fructose syrup can also be used to sweeten. Stevioside can also be used in solid beverages, healthy drinks, sweet wine and coffee. Steviodies are low calorie sweeteners. The heat value of steviodies is only 1/300 of sucrose, which is not absorbed after intake of human body and does not produce heat. When steviodies are mixed with sucrose fructose or isomerization sugar, the sweetness can be improved and the taste is improved. Stevioside can be used in confectionery, pastry, beverages, solid beverages, fried small foods, condiments, preserves. Use appropriate amount according to production needs.
Stevia is perhaps unique among food ingredients because it's most valued for what it doesn't do. It doesn't add calories. Unlike other sugar substitutes, stevia is derived from a plant. The stevia plant is part of the Asteraceae family, related to the daisy and ragweed. Several stevia species called candyleaf are native to New Mexico, Arizona and Texas. But the prized species, Stevia rebaudiana (Bertoni), grows in Paraguay and Brazil, where people have used leaves from the stevia bush to sweeten food for hundreds of years. Stevia is an herb that naturally tastes sweeter than sugar. Its considered non-caloric, has zero impact on blood sugar levels, and has been used as a sweetener and medicine in its native South America for hundreds of years. Even better, studies suggest it might help reduce blood pressure, be anti-inflammatory, improve immunity and digestion, and fight weight gain.
Sweet leaves( stevia) Quick Details Style: Dried Color: Natural Type: Crude Medicine Place of Origin: VIET NAM Brand Name: VIET DELTA Supply Ability: 34 Ton/Tons per Month Packaging: in bulk or as your request Port: HO CHI MINH
Stevia rebaudiana,commonly known as sweetleaf, sugarleaf, or simply "stevia", we just supply its leaves in large quantity. With its extracts having up to 300 times the sweetness of sugar, stevia rebaudiana 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 carbohydrate-controlled diets. Stevia zero sugar is a 100% natural sweetener. It is very helpful to reduce calories. Pure Organic Stevia Dry Leaves, free from pesticides & other harmful chemicals 100% Diabetic & Obese friendly with assured quality. Stevia Leaves are pure freshly unprocessed dried leaves. Stevia is the best substitute of refined sugar. Unalike other sweeteners it does not contain any artificial sweeteners and chemicals like Aspartame, Sucralose and Lactose