Stevia rebaudiana (Stévia rebaudiana) – is a plant species of the sunflower family Asteraceae that Guarani Indians (inhabiting in the territory of Brazil and Paraguay) call "the sweet herb" (ka'a he'ê). It is traditionally taken with mate and other herbs to improve health.
Picked and fabricated in Crimea.
Since the XX century Stevia rebaudiana has been cultivated and widely used within the foodstuff in many countries as a low-calorie sugar substitute. Medical investigation has also displayed good results of stevia in the diet of patients with diabetes, obesity and hypertension.
Stevia can be taken as a separate drink or as a sweetener in the composition of herbal mixtures.