Sunday, 1 July 2007


Stevia rebaudiana, cultivated under glass in Denmark (photo by Steen Porse, July 2006) This blog will focus on one of nature's sweet wonders, stevia (“sweet­leaf”), a shrub native to the northern regions of South America. Its leaves contain several chemicals called glycosides, which have a sweet taste. The major glycoside, stevioside, is a common sweetener in use in Japan and Korea.

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