Fresh ripe guava is best enjoyed with its skin. Guava fruit juice is a popular delicious drink in many parts. The fruit is also extensively used to make candies, preserves, jellies, jams, marmalade, etc. With its unique flavor, taste, and health-promoting qualities, the fruit easily fits into the category of new functional foods, often labeled as “super-fruits.”
Guava- beneficial for your health:
Fresh fruit is a very rich source of potassium. Guava contains more potassium than other fruits like banana
Guava-fruit is an excellent source of antioxidant vitamin-C, Vitamin-A, and flavonoids like beta-carotene, lycopene, lutein and cryptoxanthin and also is a very rich source of soluble dietary fiber. Studies show that, a single guava fruit contains about four times the amount of vitamin C as an orange
Guava is low in calories and fats but carry several vital vitamins, minerals, and antioxidant poly-phenolic and flavonoid compounds that play a pivotal role in the prevention of cancers, aging, infections, etc.
Studies suggest that lycopene in pink guavas prevents skin damage from UV rays and offer protection from prostate cancer.
Do you know the leaves of guava fruit can improve your hair health? How?
Tender guava leaves are used as medicine since long ago, it’s said that a ripe guava is equal to four apples. It’s an easily available thing and very few know about its wonderful properties and uses. Guava leaves are used for traditional medicine in tropical countries. The leaves contain a number of beneficial substances, including antioxidants like vitamin C and flavonoids such as quercetin and that is why it is beneficial for Skin, Hair and Health.
Treat your hair fall naturally by using guava leaves:
Guava leaves have the ability in controlling hair fall. Boil handful of guava leaves in a litre of water around 15 to 20 minutes. Strain the water, let it cool down to room temperature and after that apply over the scalp and roots. When you massage your scalp regularly with this solution, the roots of your hair are strengthened. It also strengthened the follicles, giving you thick and shiny hair.
So, for your skin, Hair and Health use Guava and Guava leaves in whatever way you want to use.