Guava leaves are rich in vitamin A, C, potassium and fibers. These nutrients are highly beneficial to the health of a person.
Here are 17 benefits of guava leaves;
1. Stimulate Hair Growth
When you apply the water of boiled guava leaves to your scalp you will boost hair growth and therefore curb hair loss.
2. Treatment Of Coughs And Bronchitis
You can treat your coughs and bronchitis when you drink tea made from guava leaves.
3. Treat Allergic Reaction
You can get rid of rashes and itching all you have to do is topically apply crushed guava leaves on the troubled spot.
4. Lower Your Bad Cholesterol (LDL)
When you drink tea made from guava leaves you will lower your bad cholesterol (LDL) while at the same time your good cholesterol (HDL) will remain on affected.
5. Lower Blood Sugar
If you have type II diabetes, then guava leaves tea will help regulate your blood sugar and help you manage the ailment.
6. It Boosts Fertility
Guava leaves tea is very effective in boosting fertility in men.
7. Use As A Facial Scrub
You can crush a few guava leaves and mix them with water to use as a facial scrub to remove blackheads.
8. In The Treatment Of Digestive Problems
The antimicrobial properties in guava leaves tea is effective against dysentery and diarrhea.
9. Treat Minor Cuts And Abrasion
You can treat minor cuts and abrasion with crushed guava leaves. The antimicrobial properties of the leaves will stop infection.
10. Soothe Insect Bites
You can use crushed guava leaves to soothe the irritation from insect bites.
11. Prostate Cancer
Tea from guava leaves can be used to treat prostate cancer as well as an enlarged prostate.
12. Acne Treatment
Guava leaves tea is high in vitamin C which is useful in treating pimples and acne problems.
13. A Feeling Of Satiety
Guava leaves tea gives a feeling of satiety which is ideal if you want to lose weight. It will curb the conversion of carbohydrates to sugar as well.
14. Prevent Stomach Upset And Food Poisoning
Guava leaves tea is very potent in the treatment of food poisoning and stomach upset.
15. Treatment Of Dengue
If you want to treat dengue, just boil guava leaves (9 leaves) in water (5 cups). Let the water boil till it is halved, you can then strain the tea and drink thrice daily.
16. Treat Toothache
Guava leaves when chewed can help improve your oral hygiene. It is useful in curing sores, reducing inflamed gums and in the treatment of toothaches.
17. Anti-aging Treatment
Mix some crushed guava leaves and water and apply to your face as a facial scrub to help prevent wrinkles and premature aging.
You should start using guava leaves today to enjoy all its benefits and for you to live a healthier life.
Source: Healthy Food House
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