However, there is a plant which is great for treating diabetes, high blood pressure, and overweight. Also, it can solve the main issue of smokers, which is gaining weight if they stop smoking. This plant’s name is Stevia and it comes from the chrysanthemum family. It originates from Paraguay where it has been used for centuries as a natural sweetener.
Stevia is the best source of natural sugar for all those who don’t want to or cannot eat refined sugar. Moreover, it is highly recommendable for people who want to lose weight, people who suffer from diabetes, cancer patients, etc.
According to research, Stevia has the ability to stabilize the blood sugar levels. The glycemic index of this plant is 0, which means that it doesn’t increase the level of glucose in the blood-crucial for patients suffering from type 2 diabetes.
Stevia can also be used as a face mask, because it enriches the skin and it makes it stronger and softer by decreasing wrinkles. Additionally, it is excellent in the fight against acnes and dermatitis.
Even if you have none of the abovementioned conditions, it is good to use Stevia on a regular basis as it is rich in important nutrients like vitamins A, B, and C, calcium, potassium, magnesium, iron, zinc, and chromium.