Health Benefits of Guava Fruit and Leaves


Guava is not just a tasty fruit that provides a justice to your appetite but also a fruit as rich in nutrition providing health benefits as in any other fruit.

Guava fruit contains Vitamin A and B, Calcium, Nicotine acid, phosphorous, potassium, iron, folic acid, fiber, etc.

The skin of the guava contains vitamin C that is 5 times more than that in orange.

A-Nutrition :

Every 100 grams of Guava contains:

  • 70 Calories
  • 30 mg of Calcium
  • 302 mg of Vitamin
  • 29 mg of Phosphorous.

B-Guava helps in following health disorders:

  • High blood pressure.
  • Constipation.
  • Diarrhea and dysentery.
  • Caugh and Cold.
  • Asthma.
  • Obesity.
  • Skin care.
  • Congestion of the Lungs
  • Prolonged Menstruation
  • Scurvy

C-Health Benefits And Medicinal applications of Guava:

1-High Blood Pressure:

Guava helps in providing fluidity to the blood by help reducing the cholesterol content in the blood thereby reducing the blood pressure.

Moreover every 165 gms of guava fruit contains 8.9 gms of fiber which is essential in reducing the blood pressure.

2-Constipation:

Guava is rich in dietary fiber which is responsible for curing constipation and other gas symptoms.

It helps retain water thereby cleaning the intestines.

The seeds when taken act as a laxative which loosens the stool or induces bowel movements.

3-Diarrhea and Dysentry:

Guava helps stop diarrhea and dysentery as it contains astringents.

These are alkaline in nature thereby binding loose bowels.

Its rich vitamin and nutrition content also helps in maintaining a good digestive system.

Trinidad is a tea made out of young guava leaves which helps in curing diarrhea and dysentery.

4-Caugh and Cold:

Guava leaves decortion are used to cure caugh and to remove mucus thereby clearing the respiratory tract, throat and lungs.

Their rich nutrition content helps as a preventive measure from cold.

5-Obesity:

For all those who have an ardent desire to lose weight and for those who wish to tone their body reducing excess fat, guava becomes a solution to them.

Being rich in nutrition content and cholesterol free it serves as a very good diet.

Its nutrition value also helps in metabolism growth of a person.

Guava fruit helps you stay free from hunger thus reducing your appetite.

6-Scurvy:

Scurvy is an ancient disease.

One affected with it would get dark spots on skin, look pale and fatigue.

It may even go fatal when not treated properly.

Scurvy occurs only because of the difficiency in Vitamin C.

Guava being highly rich in Vitamin C proved to be an excellent remedy for scurvy symptoms .

Guava fruit has abundance of health benefits.

From curing obesity, caugh and cold to prevention of infertility in male, curing prolonged menstruation and also curing fatal diseases as cancers and scurvy, guava has proven to be effective and so beneficial.

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