The herbalists across the globe give immense importance to the guava leaves as they are full of benefits. Here are some incredible facts about guava leaves.


To make guava leaf tea, all you need to do is soak guava leaves in a cup of hot water and drink up! Otherwise for a paste grind the guava leaves and make a paste out of them and it’s ready for the use.

  • Good for hair

Guava leaves for hair can keep all your hair-related problems at bay. Guava leaves can be boiled and massaged onto the scalp. Guava is rich in antioxidants that could do wonders for volume of hair. Note: Make sure the water is cool before applying it to the scalp

  • Good for skin

Guavas have high astringent properties, and guava leaves rank even higher. Apply a decoction of the leaves on your skin to help tone and tighten facial muscles suffering. Also, due to high percentage of Vitamin C guava leaves can help get rid of acne when crushed and applied to trouble spots.

  • Fights cancer:

Guava leaves can lower the risk of cancer especially breast, prostate, and oral cancers – due to high quantities of the antioxidant lycopene. Various studies have revealed that lycopene plays a significant role in lowering the risk of cancer.

  • Good for weight loss

Sipping guava leaf tea can help prevent complex carbs from turning into sugars, promoting rapid weight loss. Drink guava leaves tea or juice regularly to reap the benefits.

  • Reduces toothache

Guava leaves are anti inflammatory in nature and help in maintaining good oral health. Guava leaf tea works as a fantastic home remedy for toothache, swollen gums and oral ulcers due to the powerful antibacterial agents. You can also grind the leaves into a paste and apply it to your gums and teeth to cure these problems.

  • Boosts immunity
  • Good for brain and the heart.