Guava Leaves health and beauty benefits
Guavas are common tropical fruits cultivated and enjoyed in many tropical and subtropical regions. Guava fruits, usually 4 to 12 centimeters (1.6 to 4.7 in) long, are round or oval depending on the species. They have a pronounced and typical fragrance, similar to lemon rind but less sharp. The outer skin may be rough, often with a bitter taste, or soft and sweet.
Nutritional values in Guava per 100g:
Guava is a good source of vitamins, fibers as well as minerals.
- Carbohydrates in guava are about 14.32g in that Sugars is about 8.92 and Dietary fibers are about 5.4g.
- Guava is rich in vitamins like Vitamin A (4%), Beta-carotene (3%), Thiamine (B1)-6%, Riboflavin (B2)-3%, Niacin B3-7%, Pantothenic acid(B5)- 9%, Vitamin B6- 8%, Folate (B9)-12%, Vitamin C- 275%, Vitamin K- 2%.
- Minerals like Calcium (2%), Iron (2%), Magnesium (6%), Manganese (7%), Phosphorus (6%), Potassium (9%), Zinc (2%).
- Fat – 0.95g
- Protein – 2.55g
- Other constituents like
- Lycopene – 5204 µg
Health benefits of guava leaves are
- The most common thing for the Guava leaves to treat digestive problems such as gastric pain and flatulence.
- Drinking Guava leaves tea three times per day helps as mouth wash
- Guava leaves helps in treating diabetes and reduce teeth problems
- Vitamin C rich guava leaves helps in weight loss by preventing the complex starches from being converted into sugars.
- Drinking guava leaf tea for 3 months can lead to reduction in LDL or bad cholesterol and helps in healthy function of heart.
- Guava leaf tea aids in digestion by stimulating digestive enzyme production
- Guava leaf tea is effective in treating bronchitis by opening up the lungs, loosening mucus and soothing coughs.
In the following video you can health and beauty benefit with Guava Leaves