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since i dont have these times to deal with putting it ON the skin...

any research or anything to that effect? either way....
 

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The only thing I can tell ya is that it's lowsy in coffee.... I haven't read anywhere if there is a positive or negative effect in the body. (I've been looking for that kinda info as well.)
 

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I don't know about the effect on the skin. Stevia was first recommended my a friend of mine last year who used it to help regulate her child's blood sugar. I like it in my herbal tea, but haven't consumed enough of it to know if it was good for my skin or not.

All research I have seen on the Stevia plant have talked about it's topical applications and not the consumption of it.
 

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My guess is that it would because it allegedly has anti-oxidant properties, but I doubt it would be any more potent than ingesting any other anti-oxident. Who knows, though? I too do not like it in coffee. It brings out an upleasant bitterness in the coffee which is weird because when I get a taste of it while I have a Stevia mask on, it just tastes sweet. Anyway if it does have ant-oxidant properties, it would be good in coffee because coffee has them too. You get a one-two punch perhaps if you can stand the taste of the stuff in coffee...
 

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Hey that is a good idea....just wish I could swallow the stuff....maybe I should just keep trying to then....I tried when I first got it...maybe I just need to stay on it for a week to fully get used to it. Thanks Tigerlilly!
 
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