- Dandruff and hair health
- Heartburn and Indigestion
- High Blood Pressure (Hypertension)
- Wrinkles and Other Skin Conditions
- Immune system
- Antihistamine properties
- Antibacterial properties
- Respiratory system
- Bronchitis, asthma, allergies, and hay fever
- Skin conditions like eczema
That being said, some human studies using prolonged intake of up to 1.5g daily show no adverse effects. International scientists associated with the World Health Organization agreed that these forms of Stevia sweeteners are safe.
Ingredients & Weight
- Fresh Stevia leaves, torn
- 1 teaspoon
- Thyme leaves, torn
- 1 teaspoon
- 1 cup
- Heat water in saucepan on highest setting until you reach the boiling point and it starts to boil gently.
- Turn down to a simmer and add thyme and Stevia.
- Cover pan and let steep for about 10 minutes.
- Strain tea
- Ready ------------------------****
How often to use
You can have stevia on a regular basis.
For prudency, and due to some toxicological data on this herb, an estimated upper daily intake of around 8mg/kg should be used (for a 150lb human, this is 540mg). This dose is within the current recommended intake limits, and is sufficient for anti-inflammatory and anti-oxidant effects but insufficient for any observed toxic or infertility inducing effects of stevia.