Also known as Sweetleaf or Sugarleaf, Stevia is part of the sunflower family and is native to Southern and Central America. Recently gaining popularity as an all-natural sugar substitute, Stevia leaves contain up to thirty-five times the sweetness of ordinary table sugar. Try adding Stevia to your favorite iced teas for light and naturally sweetened drink.
Brew Color: Pale yellow
Benefits: Use as sugar substitute, blends well with teas, may inhibit sugar absorption and clean teeth
Flavor Profile: Astringent and sweet with a dry, lingering taste
Size: 4 oz.
How to Brew
Start with filtered water for the best brew.
Use 1 teaspoon of tea for every 8 oz. of hot water. Adjust amount to your preferences.
The ideal water temperature is just under boiling point, between 200-212°F.