Molecular Formula: C38H60O18
CAS NO. 57817-89-7
Stevia is a kind of natural sweetener and medical auxiliary agent extracted from stevia leaves, a plant of asteraceae herb. It is pure white, with good taste, no peculiar smell, stable in property, not easy to become mouldy, and also easily soluble in water and alcohol. It is a kind of sweetener ever discovered with the most similar taste to sucrose.
Stevia is high in sweetener, low in calorie, its sweetness is about 200-450 times to sucrose, but carlories is only 1/300 times. It is widely used in food, beverage , medicine, cosmetic industry, wine, etc. at the cost of 30% of sucrose. Therefore, stevia is and ideal alternative of sucrose, honored as the “the third source of sweetener” internatonally.
Stevioside helps solve various skin problems;Stevioside can control high blood pressure and blood sugar levels;Stevioside helps lose weight and reduce cravings for fatty foods;Adding stevia to your mouthwash or toothpaste results in improved oral health;