Elixir Stevia liquid is extracted from the stevia plant by using the most rudimentary and safe methods used for centuries. Stevia liquid can also be derived by utilizing ethanol/methanol as solvents and further purifying the product by using crystallization techniques. Some more methods are listed here: There’s a syrupy black liquid (that results from boiling the leaves in water), which can enhance the flavor of many foods. Another type is made by steeping stevia leaves in distilled water or a mix of water and grain alcohol. You can also find a liquid made from the white powder concentrate mixed with water, and preserved with grapefruit seed extract.
No matter how the liquid is extracted it has been noted that the liquid is several times sweeter than sugar and has an exceptionally long shelflife.