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Benefits of guava leaves are awesome and natural in the human body, guava fruit is commonly eaten fresh in Nigeria, the leaf, are used as medicine.
Guava leaves are low in calories, loaded with fiber, and an excellent addition to a healthy diet.
NATURAL BENEFITS OF GUAVA LEAVE
Most people know what the guava fruit can do to our health. But not all of them are aware of the fact that even the leaves have several medicinal properties and boast an array of health benefits.
Guava leaves are great for your well being, the young leaves of guava tree can be brewed to make a delicious tea.
These leaves are a powerhouse of antioxidants like vitamins, guava leaves are packed with anti-inflammatory and antibacterial compounds and also have beneficial tannins, making them a natural pain reliever.
The chemicals contained in the leaves such as carotenoids, polyphenols, tannins, and flavonoids are exceptionally effective in treating several diseases.
Guava leaves might seem entirely useless but the health benefits are quite numerous.
They contain high amounts of vitamin C, Vitamin A, healthy fibers, potassium and also lycopene.
HEALTH BENEFITS OF GUAVA LEAVES
Aid in Weight Loss
Guava leaves can give you a hand to attain what you want when it comes to weight loss.
Guava leaves aids in weight loss by inhibiting the complex starches from being turned into sugar because Guava tea prevents carbohydrates from turning into sugar thereby suppressing your appetite.
Making you eat fewer calories and helps you shed off the extra pounds, drinking fresh Guava leaves tea for best result.
Sperm Boost & Production
People with low sperm count can count on the power of guava leaves. It has been proven to be effective in increasing sperm count without side-effects.
For sperm boosting; get a good quantity of guava leaves and carrots. Wash properly, slice the carrots and put them at the base of your pot, put the guava leaves on it and boil till it is properly done. Take a glass cup of the water solution morning and night. You can prepare another freshwater solution if the concentration is getting low! Try to abstain from sex while taking the herbs to allow proper build-up, you can take a week off, after taking the herb for a week.
It balances female hormones
when mixed with ginger they treat hormonal imbalance. Make your guava tea with either fresh or dried leaves. Drink twice daily.
Beneficial for Diabetics
Guava leaf tea can effectively lower blood sugar levels by reducing alpha-glucosidase enzyme activity, according to a study conducted by Yakult Central Institute in Japan. It also prevents the absorption of maltose and sucrose by the body, lowering the blood sugar level in return.
Drink guava leaf tea for 12 weeks to lower blood sugar levels without increasing your insulin production.
Guava leaves are found out to be a great liver tonic. In was also proven in research that drinking guava leaf tea for 3 months lowers your risk of cardiovascular diseases by reducing your LDL cholesterol and triglycerides without any adverse effect on your HDL.
Treatment of Diarrhea and Dysentery
Another effective way for treating dysentery and diarrhea is by using the power of the guava leaves.
If you want to treat diarrhea, boil 2 glasses of water and add in a handful of rice flour, mix them together and bring to boil, drink this twice daily until symptoms subside.
On the other hand, in case of dysentery, cut the leaves and roots of a guava plant and boil them for 20 minutes. Strain the water and drink it in moderation until relieved.
Treatment of Bronchitis
Guava leaf tea is effective in treating bronchitis by loosening mucus, opening up the lungs, and soothing coughs.
Studies reveal that guava leaves are effective against prostate enlargement and prostate cancer.
Treatment of Wounds and Infections
The antibacterial properties found in guava leaves helps in treating wounds such as abrasions, wounds, etc. Guava leaves prevent the spread of infection and reduce inflammation to promote fast healing.
Guava Leaves Benefits For Skin
When it comes to skincare, guava leaves can greatly help in improving your skin and treatment of various skin disorders. Following are the benefits of guava leaves for the skin.
Treatment of Acne and Black spots
The antiseptic compounds found in guava leaves can kill acne-causing bacteria, thus helping you get rid of black spots and acne from your skin.
Mash some guava leaves and apply it directly to the affected area. Rinse with warm water after some time. Do this daily to attain a clear looking skin.
Removal of Blackheads
Blend guava leaves with little water and use it as a scrub on your face to get rid of nasty blackheads.
The active anti-oxidants contained in the guava leaves to fight off free radicals that cause damage to our skin. It protects your skin from aging, improves skin tone and texture as well.
Skin itching, no matter what the cause may lead to serious problems if not given immediate attention.
Using guava leaves may serve as an instant cure for itchiness as they contain compounds that block allergy.
Guava Leaves Benefits For Hair
Being rich in nutrients and antioxidants, guava leaves help in promoting healthy hair growth.