What is Stevia?
Stevia - The Sweet Herb
Stevia is an herbal shrub-like plant native to Paraguay. For over 1,500 years, peoples in South America have used fresh and dried stevia leaves to sweeten food, herbal medicines, and beverages (such as yerba mate). Today it is extracted to make a natural herbal sweetener.
The plant contains sweet compounds known as steviol glycosides. Steviol Glycosides, when extracted, are between 150-350 times sweeter than sugar. The scientific name for stevia is Stevia Rebaudiana L. Bertoni. It is a member of the family of plants called Asteraceae, which is better known as the “sunflower family”. There are currently 240 known species of stevia.
What is NuStevia?
NuStevia is a line of premium, high-quality stevia extracts and blends offered by NuNaturals. We have scoured the globe for the best tasting, non-bitter stevia extracts available. NuNaturals has been offering stevia products for over 17 years, and have developed a robust supply chain and expertise in that time.
NuNaturals offers many different stevia products in the NuStevia line, so that customers can find the ones that suite their needs and needs of their families. All NuStevia products are healthy, low or no calorie alternatives to sugar and artificial sweeteners.