Stevia is a sweetener and sugar substitute extracted from the leaves of the plant species Stevia rebaudiana.
The active compounds of stevia are steviol glycosides which have up to 350 times the sweetness of sugar, are heat-stable, pH-stable, and not fermentable.
Stevia glycoside extracts are generally recognized as safeand allowed as ingredients in food products
stevia has been widely used as a sweetener for decades
Main Specification: Steviosides 80~98%, RebA 40~98% HPLC
Appearance: White powder or crystal
Plant Part Used: Leaf
Extract Solution: Water
Molecular formula and weight: C38H60O18, 804.88 / C44H70O23, 967.02
Melting Point: 196℃-198℃
Stevia is a Natural Green Sweetener which is extracted from Stevia Leaves and was proved to be "Green Food" by the Center of China Green Food Development.
Stevia has been used as Food additives for more than 400 years in Paraguay. It does not join the metabolism, no toxicity which was approved and widely used in China, Japan, Korea, Taiwan, Indonesia, Russia, USA, Paraguay, Brazil, Australia and so on.
It’s about 250~350 times sweeter than cane sugar. Stevioside and Rebaudioside A are main ingredients in Stevia, which taste cool, refreshing and soft.
4. Low calorie
1/300 of cane sugar.
Stevioside is called good nutrition supplement and health food for human being in international medical profession.And native people used it as a herbal treatment of the common cold, influenza, congestive diseases such as fistula400 years ago. Modern medical research found that Stevia can not only help people regulate blood sugar, blood pressure, increase energy and brainpower, but also conducive to the human diet and weight conditioning.Meanwhile it has a good role in the skin care and the treatment of various skin diseases.
Stevia is stable in acid, alkali, hot, light and it is non-fermentative, which can never be moldy after long storage and no browning reaction through heat dealing. As a natural sweetener, it is conducive to restrain the growing of bacteria and prolong the shelf life in the food and drinks.
1.Helps solve various skin problems; 2.Control high blood pressure and blood sugar levels; 3.Helps lose weight and reduce cravings for fatty foods; 4.Anti-bacterial properties help prevent minor illness and cure minor wounds; 5.Adding stevia extract to your mouthwash or toothpaste results in improved oral health; 6.Induced beverages lead to improved digestion and gastrointestinal functions besides providing relief from upset stomachs.
1.Applied in the food field, it is mainly used as a non-calorie food sweetener;
2.Applied in other products, such as beverage, liquor, meat, daily products and so on;
3.Applied in pharmaceutical field, it is approved to use in medicine , and developing many new products in few years.