Journal of Current Research on Health Sector (JoCReHeS) - ISSN: 2547-9636

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The Importance of Stevia (Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni) in Public Health

In the absence of modern medicine, people used alternative medicine for the treatment of diseases and they are still in use. Recently, due to the side effects caused by the drug, people prefer are turning to natural and so interest in alternative medicine is increasing with each passing day. The plants and their active ingredients constitute the basis of the alternative medicine. Stevia is also among the plants used for this purpose. Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni that is a perennial plant belongs to Asteraceae family and originated from Paraguay and Brazil. Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni leaves have stevioside, rebaudioside A, B, C, D, E and dulkosit-A, a glycoside that makes it sweeter than sucrose. It is reported that this sweetener is 300 times more effective than sugarcane. In addition, sweeteners obtained from Stevia rebaudiana can be safely used by diabetes, because it doesn’t need of insulin secretion during digestion of this sweetener. It can be easily used in the diet food products due to its zero calorie. Because the stevioside extract has high heat and pH stability, it does not undergo any distortion with heat. Therefore, it is being commercially used for flavoring and sweetener in beverages and food instead of many synthetic sweeteners. Moreover, stevia has diuretic, analgesic and blood pressure-lowering properties. It is also used for herbal treatment of the low blood sugar and stomach pain. The significant biological activities of stevia, such as its antimicrobial and antifungal properties, are known. It has also antioxidant feature and it prevents tooth decay. In experiments conducted on mice, it is determined that there is no any side effects of stevia. So, it is widely recommended the use of stevia.



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Stevia, Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni, Public Health.

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