|Feature||Multiple Health Benefits, Nutritional Properties|
|Plant Life||5-7 Years|
|Place Of Origin||India|
Stevia, (Stevia rebaudiana), also called sweet leaf, flowering plant in the aster family (Asteraceae), grown for its sweet-tasting leaves. The plant is native to Paraguay, where it has a long history of use by the Guaraní people. Stevia is a tender perennial herb that reaches 30.5–80 cm (1–2.5 feet) in height.