Guavas come from tropical trees native to the Caribbean, South America, North America, and Central America.
The leaves of the guavas are oval, measuring 5 to 15 centimeters in length and are considered very important for many diseases thanks to its medicinal properties.
Among the properties they have are:
Vitamin A, C and K, Calcium, Iron, Magnesium, Phosphorus, Potassium, Zinc, Betacarotene, Vitamin B1, B2, B3, B5, B6 and B9. Also, they are antimicrobial, anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, analgesic and provide dietary fiber.
Among the benefits they have are:
- Reduces cholesterol levels.
- For diabetes.
- To lose weight
- For food poisoning.
- For bronchitis and cough.
- For toothache, inflamed gums and oral ulcers.
- For prostate cancer problems.
- Against wound infection.
- For allergic reactions.
- For acne.
- For hair loss.
- Against stomach upset.
- As a facial scrub.
Here are some recipes you can make with guava leaves:
For hair loss: Boil guava leaves in 1 liter of water for 15 minutes. Let cool and apply on the scalp massaging hard.
For acne: Grind guava leaves and apply to the affected area, leave for 20 minutes and then rinse.
For bronchitis and cough: Make a tea of guava leaves and take it for several days, until you notice an improvement.
To reduce cholesterol: Drink tea leaves of guava for 3 months.
For wounds and infections: Grind leaves and apply to the affected area, disinfect and accelerate healing.
For allergies: Grind leaves and place in the affected area.
For a toothache, inflamed gums and oral ulcers: Only chew guava leaves.
To lose weight: Drink guava leaves tea 2 times a day.
Now that you know some of the benefits of guava leaves, try them and recommend this article.