Code

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STRB001

Hindi Name

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Stevia Rebaudiana 

English Name

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Sweetleaf , Sweet leaf , Sugarleaf 

Botanical_Name

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Stevia Rebaudiana  

Description 

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Stevia Rebaudiana is a small perennial growing up to 65-80 cm, with sessile, oppositely arranged leaves. Different species of Stevia contains several potential sweetening compounds, with Stevia rebaudiana being the sweetest of all. Stevia is a semi-humid subtropical plant that can be grown easily like any other vegetable crop. 

Uses

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Bark is astringent, refrigerant, ophthalmic, expectorant, anti-inflammatory, hypothermic, astringent, depurative, febrifuge, haemostatic, stomachic and suppurative. Bark is used to treat haemorrhage, acne and pimples, eye diseases, spongy and bleeding gums, leucorrhea, wounds, ulcers, tumors, leprosy, skin diseases, asthma, bronchitis, dropsy, arthritis, fever, menstrual disorders, liver diseases, menorrhagia, diarrhea, dysentery, and bowel complaints.