Reviewed By: Pramod Kerkar, MD, FFARCSI

How Are Guava Leaves Good For Skin?

Most of us are aware of the benefits of guava for health and beauty, but very few people know about the benefits of guava leaves. Yes, guava leaves are even more beneficial than guava. Guava leaves contain anti-inflammatory, antioxidant, analgesic and antimicrobial properties, which support in treating the skin and hair-related problems in several ways.

Guava Leaves Can Provide Many Benefits To Human Skin:

Guava Leaves Cure Acne and Dark Spots

Guava leaves are an outstanding antibacterial agent, which cures acne, dark spots, and other blemishes on the face. Mash some guava leaves and directly apply it on your face or on the affected area. Leave it for some time and then wash it off with normal water. Remember to be consistent to get the best results.

Guava Leaves Soothe Itching

Guava leaves contain allergy blocking properties, which help in relieving the itches. It also kills the allergy-causing bacteria which are the main reason for burning skin and many other skin allergies. Blend some fresh guava leaves and apply it directly to the affected area. It is an instant solution of itching problem.

Guava Leaves Prevent Wrinkles

There are many anti-aging properties in guava, which help to reduce the appearance of fine lines and wrinkles from your skin. It removes the free radicals from your face and prevents it from aging. Take some fresh guava leaves and boil them in water for fifteen to twenty minutes in a low flame so as to extract the complete essence of guava leaves. Now separate this water from the leaves and let it cool naturally. Apply this water on your face and wash it off with normal water after ten minutes. Regular use of this water can make your skin wrinkles free.

Guava Leaves Help To Remove Blackheads

Guava leaves are very helpful in removing the blackheads and shrinking the pores that are large in size. Take some fresh guava leaves and put them in a pan for boiling with water. Now blend those boiled leaves with some water. Add a pinch of turmeric powder in this paste and mix well. Apply it on your face and massage gently with your fingertips. Leave it for five minutes and wash it off with normal water. Follow this remedy twice a week.

Guava Leaves Improve Complexion

The antioxidants and other properties of guava leaves make it beneficial for destroying the dead cells of your skin. It kills the bacteria and makes your skin smooth and healthy by improving the skin tone. Take some fresh blended guava leaves, a pinch of turmeric powder and some rose water. Mix all the ingredients and make a smooth paste of them. Apply it on your face and neck, avoiding the eyes. Now leave it for fifteen minutes and rinse it off with normal water. Follow this twice a week to see the best results.

How Are Guava Leaves Good For Hair?

Guava Leaves Treat Scalp Infection

Guava leaves contain anti-bacterial properties, which help in preventing the scalp infection. Boil some fresh guava leaves in clean water for around twenty minutes. Massage this water on your scalp and wash it off with normal water after ten minutes. Do this Twice a week.

Guava Leaves Treat Hair Loss

Guava leaves are rich in antioxidants, which help in improving the growth of your hair. It is considered to be one of the best solutions against hair fall. Boil some fresh guava leaves with water for at least twenty minutes in order to extract the complete essence of the leaves. Now separate this water from the leaves. Let the water cool down normally. Apply it on your scalp and hair and massage gently with fingertips. Then wash it off with normal water after ten minutes. Follow this home remedy twice a week.

Guava Leaves to Maintain Oral Health

Guava Leaves Preserves Your Oral Hygiene:

It is an ancient remedy for maintaining the oral hygiene. You can use guava leaves as a mouthwash. Take some fresh guava leaves and boil them in water. Add a pinch of salt to this solution. Now use it as a mouthwash. Repeat this twice daily.

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Pramod Kerkar

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, MD,FFARCSI

Pain Assist Inc.

Last Modified On: August 13, 2018

This article does not provide medical advice. See disclaimer

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