Put 1 teaspoon (2 gram) of Loose Tea in a cup. Pour boiling water into the cup. Cover the cup and let it steep for three to four minutes. Strain and serve. Preferred without milk.
Stevia is a small perennial herb belonging to the Asteraceae family, in the genus Stevia. Its scientific name is Stevia Rebaudiana. Some commonly referred names are honey leaf plant, sweet chrysanthemum, sweetleaf stevia, sugarleaf, etc. Stevia plant is called as "Stevia sanyantra", "meethi patti" in hindi usually. Stevia is valued most for its sweet leaves and its ability to replace sugar in a diet, but stevia also contains a wealth of antioxidant compounds, such as flavonoids, triterpenes, tannins, caffeic acid, kaempferol, and quercetin, among others.
The stevia plant also contains fiber, protein, iron, potassium, magnesium, sodium, vitamin A, and vitamin C. However, in the sweetener form, these additional elements are nearly negligible. The health benefits of stevia include its ability to aid in weight loss
, lower blood pressure, reduce blood sugar, protect oral health, build strong bones
, prevent certain forms of cancer, and help avoid cavities.Ingredients:
Pure Organic Stevia Leaves.
Here's a list of some of the amazing benefits of Organic Stevia Leaves
LOW IN CALORIES: Stevia leaves are very low in calories. Parts by parts, its dry leaves possess roughly 40 times more sweetness than sugar. This sweetness quality in stevia is due to several glycoside compounds including stevioside, steviolbioside, rebaudiosides A-E, and dulcoside.
DIABITIC CONTROL: Stevia contains a compound called Steviol glycoside that is not absorbed by the body and cannot be broken down and hence, is flushed out directly. It also stabilizes your blood sugar by increasing insulin resistance, inhibits the absorption of glucose and promotes the health of the pancreas.
BLOOD PRESSURE: Some glycosides in stevia can actually relax the blood vessels, increase urination, and facilitate the elimination of sodium from the body. This means that less stress is put on the cardiovascular system and there can be a drop in blood pressure, which protects heart health and prevents certain conditions such as atherosclerosis, heart attacks, and strokes.
CANCER PREVENTION: The wide range of antioxidant compounds found in stevia make it an ideal dietary supplement for cancer prevention. Quercetin, kaempferol, and the other glycoside compounds in stevia help to eliminate free radicals in the body, thereby preventing them from mutating healthy cells into cancer cells.
WARNING: People with low blood sugar should avoid drinking stevia tea as it could lead to a drastic drop in blood sugar levels
Brewing guide for Organic Stevia Leaves: You can brew the tea by steeping one teaspoon of dried stevia leaves in a cup of hot water for about 4-5 minutes. Strain, add any desired sweetener and your tea is ready.