Stevia Tea aid in Diabetes Control
Stevia Leaf - Stevia Rebaudiana Bertoni
Used part: Leaf
Stevia, scientific name Stevia rebaudiana, is a small evergreen shrub native to Paraguay, belonging to the family of chrysanthemums. Known and used by the Brazilian Indians for centuries, it is a medicinal plant with an enormous sweetening capacity, because its leaves have a substance three hundred times sweeter than sucrose.
Among its main benefits are the reduction in sugar absorption during the digestion process. Therefore, consumption should be done by those who have problems with diabetes or are even seeking weight loss. Tea, when consumed, in addition to the benefits mentioned above, can help regulate blood glucose levels, acts as a diuretic, and a mild sedative. In addition, it helps to detoxify the body and decrease anxiety.
In addition to not containing calories, stevia is non-toxic, nor does it alter the blood sugar level. Tea consumption also inhibits plaque formation and dental caries and does not contain artificial ingredients.
Good Herbal Remedy:
- Combat hyperactivity
- High blood pressure
- Inhibiting the craving for carbohydrates, tobacco and alcohol
- Excellent salutary toner for the skin
- Add 2 tablespoons of herb to 1 liter of water
- Turn off when the water reaches boil
- Cover and leave the solution muffled for about 10 minutes
- Strain and drink
How to Drink:
Take 2 to 3 cups a day.
Excessive consumption of tea can cause hypoglycaemia, so it is important to always follow the recommendations and consume only with the medical indication. Pregnant patients and those suffering from some pathology should be careful about drinking tea, always consult a physician.