NOW Foods Stevia Packets, 1000-Count

  • List Price: $63.45
  • Sale Price: $58.45
  • Amount Saved: $5.00
  • Availability: Usually ships in 2-3 business days

Feature

  • Stevia Extract Packets - 1000 Packets/Box
  • Serving Size: 1 Packet (1 g)
  • Servings Per Container: 1000

Product Description

• No Aftertaste • Calorie-Free • Great Natural Herb Taste • Consumer's Choice • Aspartame-Free • Natural Herbal Supplement Stevia is a small perennial plant native to Central and South America with a long and storied history. The Spanish conquistadors found out about Stevia during their sixteenth century exploration of Central America. They reported that the natives used the leaves of this herb to counteract the bitter taste of a popular community drink, mate, and also used it as an herbal remedy for various ailments. In 1887, Antonio Bertoni, a South American scientist, observed Indians of the Guarani tribe of Paraguay who used Stevia to flavor bitter tribal beverages. Bertoni erroneously classified Stevia as a member of the daisy family, but it was later re-assigned to the chrysanthemum family in 1905. Twenty-five years later, two French chemists conducting research on Stevia isolated the primary constituents responsible for Stevia's properties and named them steviosides. Our Stevia Exttract is based on this research. Today, Stevia is cultivated in over a dozen countries worldwide. It is a major export product and is widely used in countries such as China, Brazil, North and South Korea, Taiwan, Israel, Paraguay and Malaysia. Stevia has also been grown successfully in California, southern Ontario, Canada and even southern England. Although there are several different species of Stevia, the most potent and effective seems to be Stevia rebaudiana, and this species is used in most dietary supplements on the market today. Since 1968 NOW has been committed to providing high quality, affordable natural foods, vitamins and personal care products. No compromises, no added costs, no unnecessary frills.

Product Detail

  • Product Dimensions: 2.25 x 2.25 x 5.75 inches; 0.71 pounds
  • Shipping Weight: 0.71 pounds
  • ASIN: B00028P3CK
  • Item model number: 733739069580
  • Average Customer Review: Customer Reviews

Customers Who Viewed This Item Also Viewed

Comments

Write a Reply or Comment:

Your email address will not be published.*