What is Stevia Leaf Extract?

Category: Supplements

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The Guaraní tribes used stevia as a sweetener in yerba mate and medicinal teas for treating heartburn and other ailments. Recent research has shown promise in treating obesity and hypertension. Stevia has a negligible effect on blood glucose, even enhancing glucose tolerance.

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Fatigue 1

Dosages

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15 drop(s) twice daily 1

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Duration

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6 months - 1 year 1

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6 months - 1 year 1
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Cost per month
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$200+ 0
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$25-49 0
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