HERB - stevia

Jay H. Chamlee jaychamlee at eudoramail.com
Sun Jan 31 10:51:32 PST 1999


On Sat, 30 Jan 1999 14:52:57   Mary Temple wrote:
>>Puritan's Pride does carry stevia. Also, I found another source for you 
>to possibly contact. The name of the company is Vitamins Etc. They do 
>not have an e-mail yet, but the phone number is (888)228-9848. They also 
>have a catalogue they can send.  I hope this helps.  Jay 
>I'd be very curious to know HOW Stevia works. I know some people use it 
>as a replacement for "sugar", but is it simply "sugar by another name" 
>like honey? (Honey does the exact same thing to blood sugar levels as 
>table sugar, except that since it's in semi-liquid form, it affects it 
>slightly quicker.)It's not mentioned in my copy of "Herb 
>Contraindications and Drug Interactions" at all...
>The other one I'm looking at is Ginkgo Biloba, since I just read 
>something that states that there are studies that suggest it helps with 
>peripheral circulation. It's not mentioned in my book either...can 
>anyone help me with this one?
>Katerine Rowley
>Bryn Gwlad, Ansteorra
>Mary Temple
>Austin, Texas 
As explained in the Dec/Jan issue of "Mother Earth News",by an article by Logan Chamberlain, under the title of Herbs for General Wellness, he states that Ginkgo Biloba is an antioxident, improves circulation and memeory.
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