Guava is a tropical tree which is cultivated in many parts of world. Guava is known as amrud in hindi. In Ayurveda it is considered as tridosh nashak. Its leaves, fruits and roots are used in treatment of cough, fever, diarrhoea, constipation, bad breath, gum problems and numerous other health problems.
Guava tree is a medicinal plant and its various parts are useful in treatment of variety of ailments. It is good for liver, digestive system, heart and intestine. Guava fruits can also be eaten by diabetics and those suffering from kidney and liver related problems. In fact, drinking guava juice helps to regulate blood sugar level.
Its edible fruits are included in superfruits and are very rich in vitamins C. The fruits also contain vitamin A, pectin, flavonoids and fibers. Presence of many phytochemical, such as tannins, phenols, triterpenes, flavonoids, essential oils, saponins, carotenoids, lectins, vitamins, fiber and fatty acids, in various parts of tree give guava its medicinal properties.
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Guava leaves has great medicinal properties and use in treatment of various illness. Guava mouthwash is herbal preparation from leaves of guava tree. Guava leaves contain bioactive compounds saponins, tannins, flavonoids and alkaloids. The presence of these compounds make guava mouthwash highly effective in curing oral problems. Drinking guava leaves teat is one of the best way to Lowering Cholesterol, Lowering Blood-Sugar Levels and Preventing Type2 Diabetes.
The leaves of plant possess blood sugar lowering effect. They are rich in tannins and oxalates. The tea prepared from its leaves has anti-stress effect. The leaves are useful in malaria, inflammation, and fever. Chewing leaf is a common remedy for upset stomach, gum bleeding, bad breath etc. In form of decoction or infusion leaves are useful in treating fever, spasm and for rheumatism.
Tree bark decoction and poultice is used as an astringent in the treatment of ulcers wounds and diarrhoea.
Roots decoction is useful in diarrhoea, coughs, stomach ache, dysentery, toothaches, indigestion and constipation.
Note: We advise that natural products be consumed in their pristine form, without any preservatives or processing chemicals, unless a preparation is advised by an Ayurvedic doctor.
It gives maximum health benefits and keeps costs low (compared to the huge medical costs due to modern diseases.)
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