Can I put a stevia leaf in my iced tea for sweetness, or do I have to dry the leaf?


Use your fresh stevia leaves. When making iced tea, I tear my stevia or crush it a little. I start with a tiny amount of hot water to release the flavor before adding cold.

Although, now that I think about it, adding a full stevia leaf to iced tea would look really nice ... and give the added advantage of chewing the leaf directly for the sweetness and medicinal qualities. I'll try that in summer.

Updated on May 11, 2018

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How I Grow and Harvest Stevia
By LongTimeMother