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In contrast with sugar, Stevia is a sweetener that contains hardly any calories, does not cause tooth decay and is suitable for diabetics.
Product description Stevia 100 Seeds
The mix of sweetening substances is contained throughout the whole plant except for the roots. Especially leaves contain there sweetening substances, which are formed by several diterpene glycosides collectively called steviosides. Besides the stevioside, the following substances are also contained in the plant: rebaudioside A, which is sweeter than stevioside 1.3 - 1.5 times, rebaudioside C, D, E, dulcoside B and steviolbioside. Stevioside is used in many parts of the world to sweeten food, drinks and confectionery. It is also used in the canning industry, and in the production of toothpaste and chewing gum.
- Growing in UK conditions : in a pot, ideally on the eastern windowsill, or in the greenhouse or garden. More sweet substances are formed when the plant has a sufficient light and warmth. From one plant you can get up to 0.5 kg of dried leaves. It is recommended to put the plants outside in summer and move them inside for winter. Plants can be easily shaped by cutting them, they form new shoots quickly. Leaves can be used fresh, frozen or dried. It grows to a height of 50-100 cm.
Packing: 100 seeds