Stevia farms are located in the western part of Colombia in the Province of Antioquia.
Stevia sweetener is a sugar substitute extracted from the Stevia Rebaudiana shrub native to Colombia. Since the human body does not metabolize the sweet glycosides in Stevia leaves or any of its processed forms, the body extracts no calories from Stevia. Stevia is said to be 300 times sweeter than sugar cane yet has the ability to regulate blood glucose levels, which aids diabetes and hypoglycemia patients due to is non caloric sugar alternative benefit
Stevia is high in antioxidants and has medical benefits. It contains protein, fiber, iron, phosphorus, calcium, potassium, zinc, fluorine, ascorbic acid, and Vitamins A and C. Stevia helps to lower blood sugar and regulate glucose levels. It improves the immune system by helping avoid infections, and nourishes the liver and pancreas.