Guava is a tropical fruit that is eaten fresh or made into beverages. Not only the fruit, but also its skin and leaf are used as medicine for treating various diseases. The Guava fruit has various medicinal benefits. Guava is proven to be helpful in curing many fatal diseases like high blood pressure, diarrhoea, diabetes, cough and different types of cancer.
Guava is a good source of vitamin C and fibres that act as antioxidants. The antioxidants present in Guava fruit reduces the harmful effects pertaining to oxidation. There are even varieties of Guava like Pink, Red, White and Yellow. Guava is an excellent source to boost your immunity. Guava consists of high amounts of sodium and potassium that is helpful in balancing and regulating high blood pressure in patients suffering from hypertension.
Here are some benefits of Guava Fruits and leaves for your Skin and Hair:
1. The rich variety of nutrients and antioxidants in Guava leaves promote hair growth.
2. Boil a handful of guava leaves in some water for about 20 minutes and cool it and apply it on your scalp and massage, this helps in preventing hair fall.
3. A decoction of mature guava leaves is used to tighten the skin.
4. Guava leaves contain an antiseptic that can kill acne-causing bacteria, and helps treat acne and black spots.