Nutritional and therapeutic values of Stevia rebaudiana: A review

@article{Gupta2013NutritionalAT,
  title={Nutritional and therapeutic values of Stevia rebaudiana: A review},
  author={E. Gupta and S. Purwar and S. Sundaram and G. K. Rai},
  journal={Journal of Medicinal Plants Research},
  year={2013},
  volume={7},
  pages={3343-3353}
}
Stevia rebaudiana is a nutrient rich natural sweetest plant of Asteraceae family. The leaves naturally contain diterpene glycosides stevioside, rebaudiosides A-F, steviolbioside and dulcoside, which are responsible for its sweet taste and have commercial value all over the world as sugar substitute in foods, beverages or medicines. It is a plant which offers sweetness with fewer calories and do not show any side effects after consumption on human health. Stevia has many pharmacological and… Expand
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