Stevia is a small shrub like herb which is fast gaining favor of herbalists all across the world. It is also known as Eupatorium rebaudianum, honeyleaf, sweetleaf and sugarleaf. Stevia is popularly used as a natural sweetener with no calories. FDA also declared Stevia as an approved natural sweetener which is safe to use. Apart from being used as a natural sweetener, Stevia is also beneficial in many health conditions.
Benefits of Stevia herb:
1. For better hair health and treat dandruff:
2. Relief in diabetes:
3. Treat Gingivitis:
Studies have indicated that Stevia has anti-bacterial properties which help in curing gingivitis, cavities, sores in the mouth and decay of tooth. Stevia may be helpful in stopping the growth of germs in the teeth and gums. It is also known to be helpful in stopping the plaque development and improving the overall dental health. Using Stevia as an herbal mouthwash is known to reduce gingivitis and several other infections in the mouth and gums. You can add two drops of Stevia extract with your toothpaste and brush twice in a day. To make a herbal Stevia mouthwash, add four drops of Stevia extract in a cupful of warm water and gargle two to four times in a day. You can also use Stevia herbal tea as a mouthwash.
4. To treat indigestion and provide relief in :
Many people have used Stevia tea to ease stomach problems for many years. Drinking Stevia tea can provide relief in heartburn, indigestion, gastrointestinal problems and an upset stomach. You can also start having Stevia tea after every meal to help in digestion and provide relief in heartburn.