Guava leaves are worthy of so much attention since they offer an abundance of health benefits. They are high in vitamins A and C, potassium, healthy fiber and lycopene.
Health Benefits of Guava Leaves:
Hair – Guava leaves offer an amazing aid against hair loss. Guava leaves has vitamin B complex (pyridoxine, riboflavin, thiamine, pantothenic acid, folate and niacin) which help prevent hair loss and promote hair growth.
- Take handful of guava leaves and boil them in 1 litre of water for 20 minutes.
- Then remove from heat and allow the mixture to cool down on room temperature.
- Strain the leaves from water.
- Now gently massage into your scalp with the guava leaf tea.
- Leave it on for 2 hours.
- Then rinse it off.
Weight Loss: Guava leaf tea stops carbohydrates from turning into sugar and thus suppresses appetite. This will also help you to reduce weight.
Cancer: Guava leaf tea is considered to be effective in treating enlarged prostate and cancer.
Fertility Problems: It is especially recommended for men who deal with fertility problems
Allergies: Apply crushed guava leaves onto affected areas to relieve itching caused by allergies
Diabetes: Guava leaf tea is very beneficial for diabetics as it reduces blood sugar level and does not stimulate insulin secretion.
Dengue Fever: Boil 9 guava leaves in 5 cups of water until the amount you have in your pot reduces by half. This is great in the treatment of dengue.
Prevent Infections: In order to prevent infections, aplly crushed guava leaves on minor cuts like scrapes or abrasion. You can also prepare a tea to relieve an outer ear infection. Leave the tea to cool and then drop some of it in on the affected area.
This tea is also effective in the treatment of diarrhea and dysentry since it provides strong antimicrobial properties.
Guava leaf tea is also great for upset stomach and provides a great help in cases of food poisoning.
Guava leaf tea can decrease bad LDL cholesterol without affecting good HDL cholesterol levels.
Chew guava leavesin order to relieve toothache, inflamed gums and sores in the oral cavity.
Guava leaves are high in vitamin C, which helps to heal those trouble spots on your face, called acne and pimples.
Now when you know all these amazing benefits of guava leaves, you can use them whenever you need, and if you have guava tree in your backyard, you are very lucky.