Department of Agricultural Leadership, Education, and Communication


G06-1634 Stevia

Georgia Jones, University of Nebraska - Lincoln

Document Type Article

© 2006, The Board of Regents of the University of Nebraska on behalf of the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Extension. All rights reserved.


The leaves of one species of stevia plants have naturally occurring sweetness. This 2006 NebGuide discusses the advantages and disadvantages of using stevia, also known as sweet leaf, as a sugar substitute.