First and foremost: safe to use and aids diabetics and hypoglycemics. Research has shown that a whole leaf concentrate has a regulating effect on the pancreas and helps stabilize blood sugar levels.
Lowers elevated blood pressure (hypertension)
digestive aid that also reduces gas and stomach acidity
increases energy levels and mental acuity.
aids in calcium formation
Stevia has been shown to inhibit the growth and reproduction of bacteria that cause gum disease and tooth decay, making it an excellent addition to tooth pastes and mouthwashes. Many people have reported improvement in their oral health after adding stevia concentrate to their tooth paste and using it, diluted in water, as a daily mouthwash.
Stevia is useful in healing a number of skin problems. Whole stevia concentrates may be applied as a facial mask to soften and tighten the skin and smooth cut wrinkles.
A drop of concentrate may be applied directly to any blemish, acne outbreak, lip or mouth sore. Stevia concentrate is also effective when used on seborrhea, dermatitis, and eczema. Reportedly, cuts and scratches heal more rapidly when stevia concentrate is applied.
Stevia concentrate added to soap eliminates dandruff and other scalp problems and improves the health and luster of the hair, also helping to retain natural hair color.
No carbs and no calories.
Does NOT break down in your body to form chlorine molecules and formaldehyde, nor does it sap your bones of calcium or be linked to mental disorders like another product out there < cough cough ...aspartame... cough..>
None of these statements have been evaluated by the FDA yadda yadda...
Everyone is entitled to an opinion. I presented facts on stevia. If you don't feel that the company is a good investment then dont invest. I would rather take the risk with my money, than watch stevia demand grow; the companies that are developing the product, that best suits consumer needs, will have a pps rise. I want to be on the bandwagon--not watching it.