Latin Name: Stevia rebaudiana
Common Names: Stevia Leaf
Stevia Leaf has been in the news in the last few years because it offers a naturally sweet taste with no calories, making it very useful for those trying to watch their weight as well as their sugar intake. Starwest Botanicals, a certified bulk herbs processor, is pleased to offer Stevia Leaf in both cut and sifted as well as powdered and extract forms. Certified organic and kosher Stevia Leaf Powder.
Stevia Leaf, also known by the botanical Latin name of Stevia rebaudiana, goes by the common names of sweetleaf, honey leaf, sweet herb of Paraguay, Kaa he-he and sugarleaf. It is commonly used as a sugar substitute. The Stevia plant is an annual that enjoys sunny weather and moist soil in order for it to grow well.