Guava leaves are the leaves of the guava plant. While the fruit and the bark of the guava tree
typically gain the most attention, the leaves have been used as a natural healing remedy for many medical conditions and ailments. Native to Mexico, Central American, and African countries.
Health Benefits of Guava Leaves
Hair Loss – When you crush guava leaves, you release many of the active ingredients and
antioxidants in the juice. These antioxidants help to stimulate hair growth. Additionally, guava leaves have shown beneficial in preventing inflammatory conditions on the scalp, which can lead to premature hair loss.
Weight Loss and Diabetes – The catechins in guava leaves help the body burn fat more
effectively. They also help the body naturally regulate blood sugar levels, which can reduce the risk of developing diabetes.
Lower Cholesterol – The gallic acid and catechins found in guava leaves the body naturally suppress cholesterol levels. This helps to promote cardiovascular health by reducing the risks of atherosclerosis and other cardiovascular conditions.
Diarrhea and Dysentery – Traditionally, guava leaves were chewed and to prevent diarrhea and dysentery. The antimicrobial properties of guava leaves are a natural way to treat stomach
Healthy Skin – A popular addition to cosmetic products, guava leaf juice is known for its natural ability to reduce skin inflammation associated with acne breakouts. Additionally, guava leaf juice helps to prevent acne and other skin conditions.
Guava Leaves Uses
Tropical Uses – Guava leaf juice is known for its natural ability to reduce skin inflammation
associated with acne breakouts. The juice is often added to face creams to promote healthy
skin. Additionally, the juice of the guava leaf can be applied topically to reduce pain and
Culinary Uses – Guava leaves can be boiled into teas. Additionally, guava leaf juice can be
added to smoothies or other beverages.
Guava Leaf Tea Recipe
Guava leaf tea is a beverage made by boiling the leaves in water. Guava leaf tea is brewed for
its medicinal qualities, to include antidiabetic therapies, and relieve cough relief. Additionally, the tea helps to ease the pain associated with rheumatism and mouth ulcers.
● Six guava leaves, plucked fresh from the tree
● 1 liter (a little over 1 quart) water
● Raw honey (optional)
Pick six fresh guava leaves and thoroughly wash them. Boil the leaves in 1 liter of water. After boiling for 10 minutes, pour the water through a filter. Add a dash of honey for flavor and health benefits.
Naturalike Guava Leaves
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