Stevia rebaudiana is a natural sweet plant which belongs to the family of plants called Asteraceae. The leaves of this plant have been used as natural food sweeteners either in raw or in powder forms. Through rigorous scientific studies, the plant has demonstrated medicinal and nutritional benefits. Stevia has shown antibacterial, antiviral and antifungal. Moreover, the plant has shown antihypertensive, antitumor, anti-inflammatory and immunomodulatory properties.