Monday, March 4, 2019


Guava leaves, like its fruits, are packed with food nutrients and has enormous benefits that are important to your health.They contain high levels of vitamins A and C, potassium, healthy fiber and lycopene. 

Here are health benefits of guava leaves.

1.Cures Gastro-Intestinal Issues (Diarrhea)

Guava leaves contain anti-bacterial properties that help to fight bacterial infections. Tannins, present in the guava leaves which are strong anti-bacterial compound and essential oil, fight against the bacterial infection by inhibiting the growth of the bacteria. Here is how to prepare it.  Wash about 6 leaves, boil, squeeze the leaves to get the extract, then drink it. You’ll experience a noticeable change.

2. Prevents/ Fights Cancer

Guava leaves can lower the risk of cancer, especially in the breast. It contains high quantities of the antioxidant, lycopene which helps to fight this disease.

3. Weight Loss

One of the food components that influences weight gain is carbohydrate foods. Guava leaves help prevent complex carbohydrates from turning into sugars that are known for stimulating food cravings and excess weight gain.

4. Protects Liver

Guava leaves have a hepatoprotective activity which can cure liver injury induced by paracetamol consumption.
It also has a strong effect to protect the liver from some enzyme which can damage liver cells such as aspartate aminotransferase, alanine aminotransferase, alkaline phosphatase, and bilirubin.

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