Stevia is a plant from South American, mainly from Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina. It has been traditionally used in this region as a sweetener. The highest percentage of sweeteners components are contained in the leaves of the plant. In December 2008, the U.S. FDA approved its use as a natural sweetener in foods and beverages. It is known for its antioxidant effect that helps anti-aging in cosmetics. Furthermore, and due to its antioxidant effect it helps the circulatory system preventing oxidation of cholesterol. As a natural anti diabetes nutrient in its concentrated form is excellent because of its hypoglycemic and regulator effect. It is an excellent natural sweetener.