Which means that the more you smoke, the more nicotine is needed.
Also, if you do not enter nicotine in the body, the withdrawal phase occurs, which may be very difficult before your body gets used to the new life without cigarettes. The physical signs and symptoms last for 7 days, but the nicotine cravings can last much longer.
But, Stevia is a herb that will help you to give up this habit. According to a newly released German study, Stevia will help you stop drinking alcohol and also smoking cigarettes, as it blocks the craving signs for nicotine from the brain. This plant has been long used as a sweetener and is part of the chrysanthemum family, traditional to Paraguay.
All you need is a couple of drops of Stevia, so you must drop them straight on the tongue when you crave for tobacco products. It will quickly stop the cravings.
You can also find Stevia in powder or fluid in healthy food shops and stores. This herb can also help you control blood pressure levels and also reduce weight.
Moreover, it will be fantastic in the therapy of acne and dermatitis, and can be used as a face mask, as it tightens, nourishes, and softens the skin.
This is the way to grow this helpful plant at your home:
This perennial herb cannot live in freezing conditions as it loves the sunlight. But yet, the root may stay alive in area 8, if well protected, as well as in zones 9 and hotter, and grow again in springtime.
You should plant it in good-quality, loose, loamy, well-drained soil in 12-inch containers, and keep it in direct sunlight, and water it when the soil is dry.
It needs to include 18 inches free area, and it will grow 1-3 feet high. You must wait a little for the frost to cross then simply plant it. Make use of compost, and mulch, to prevent drying out in summer.
Remember that the good drainage is vital to be able to prevent rotting. Note that the roots are rotten if it is still wilting after being watered.
It blooms in autumn, with white flowers, so to stimulate the growth of new leaves, you can trim off the flowers.
Its leaves are sweeter in autumn, as the taste is better before the plant blooms. To use the leaves longer, you should dry them outside in the sun.
Remove the stems, leaves, and tender stems, and scatter them on loosely woven fabric or any non-metal screening. They will be dried in a day, so collect them, and crush them using a food processor or with the hand until you get powder.
You should keep the Stevia in airtight containers, and add it to your food and drinks. It will not dissolve, but it will effectively them.