Stevia is a delicate perennial plant native to Brazil and Paraguay where humid, wet environments are prominent. Additionally, Stevia is widely grown and is popular in India as a replacement for sugar in a healthy way. The sweetener agent is extracted from its leaves. The plants are used for the ornamental purposes as well. However, they are mostly known as a low-calorie sugar replacement. The leaves of Stevia have 40 times more sweetness than sugar at a low-calorie rate. Being a nearly 0 calorie replacement of Sugar, the plant has good durability as well.
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