Health Benefits of Stevia
There are countless benefits of stevia. The sweet leaf herb has been used for curing various ailments in South America for generations. Indegenous tribes, especially in Paraguay, have been linking diabetes and stevia in the battle against diabetes. They use stevia leaves and pills with extract to lower blood sugar levels in people who are suffering from the disease.
A stevia poultice can be used for treating cuts, sun burns, rashes, and other skin conditions such as acne or eczema, and it is even said to make wrinkles vanish!
Small scale experiments have shown that the intake of stevioside capsules lowers blood pressure in people suffering from hypertension.
Stevia has zero calories and is therefore ideal for people suffering from obesity.
Stevia's glycosides have been proven to be good for your teeth, battling tooth decay, eliminating plaque and cavities, battling aphthae, and strengthening your gums. Some toothpastes already contain stevia!