Stevia (Stevioside, Rebaudioside A) is natural and derived from the leaves of stevia plant, it does not contain any harmful chemicals often found in artificial sweeteners. Stevia is safe for diabetics, has been shown to help prevent tooth decay, and has even been recommended by the World Health Organization for use as a treatment for hypertension. By replacing sugar with stevia, consumers could potentially decrease caloric intake, helping to reduce obesity and other associated health risks.
Product Name: Stevia leaf extract, Stevia sugar, Stevioside
Botanical source/Latin name: stevia leaves (Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni)
Used part: leaf
Appearance: off-white powder or white powder
Molecular formula: C38H60O18
Molecular weight: 804.87
Test Method: HPLC
Specification: Rebaudioside A 60%, 90%, 95%, 97%, 98% by HPLC
stevioside 60%, 80%, 85%, 90%, 95%, 97%, 98% 99% by HPLC
total steviol glycosides 90% -98%
(1)high sweetness and low heat, and its sweetness is 200-300 times that of sucrose, thermal value is only 1/300
(2)falling blood sugar and reducing pressure
(3)it can be used for patients who have hypertension or diabetes
(4)promot digestion, improve pancreas and spleen
1.Applied in the food field, it is mainly used as a non-calorie food sweetener.
2.Applied in pharmaceutical field, stevioside is approved to use in medicine in 1992, and developing many new products in few years.
3.Applied in other products, such as beverage, liquor, meat, daily products and so on. As a kind of condiment, it also can play a preservative role to extend shelf-life.