Online ISSN: 2515-8260

Keywords : Glycosides from Stevia


A Comprehensive Review on Uses of Stevia Rebaudiana Plant

Urvashi Asrani; Dr Archana Thakur

European Journal of Molecular & Clinical Medicine, 2020, Volume 7, Issue 7, Pages 4478-4483

One of the most common medicinal plants with outstanding pharmaceutical and
nutraceutical value is Stevia rebaudiana Bertoni. Stevia sweeteners sweeten hundreds of
foods and drinks worldwide. Stevioside form Stevia plant is sweeter than sucrose and is
widely used for its non-toxicity, non-calorific value and antimicrobial properties. The
Stevia market is growing at a faster pace because of its use as a sugar substitute in tabletop
sweetener, dairy items, and beverages. This review aims to showcase the developments
made in recent years in medicine and food industry applications of Stevia Rebaudiana
plant.