Guava Health Benefits

Guava is basically a seasoned fruit and normally available in winters. There are a number of health benefits of Guava and in this article I will discuss few important benefits of Guava. There are around 150 kinds of Guava grown in different parts of the world. The most popular kind is known as, ‘Psidium Guajava’. It is highly nutritious and possesses lot of curing abilities.

Guava Health Benefits

Guava Health Benefits


Australian trees, t-trees and Eucalyptus belong to this guava family. Historically, its cultivation originated in South American country Peru, thousands of years back. This has been established during digging of ancient ruins by the discovery of its seeds along with other nuts, corns and other seeds. Guava is now being cultivated in almost all hot countries and is well tolerated by extreme seasons.

Following are the important benefits of Guava for our daily health life:

1: Guava contains Vitamins A, b and C, which are helpful in enhancing body immunity. One hundred gram of guava contains almost 230 milligrams of Vitamin C, its daily requirement    is just 60 milligram for a human body.

2: Because of these Vitamins, Guava is very useful in curing toothache, nasal bleeding and  stopping internal bleeding due to ulcers and other diseases, like hepatitis. Guava leaves are also useful for different ailments. By chewing fresh guava leaves, toothaches can be controlled.
3: Due to the abundance of Vitamin C in guava, it is extremely beneficial in curing impotency  and its related diseases. It enhances the quality of sperms, hence ultimately helps curing impotency.

Guava Health Benefits

Guava Health Benefits

4: In addition to Vitamin C, it also contains, ‘Carotenoids’, Isoflavonoids and Polyehenols In abundance. Because of all these natural chemicals, our body is protected by disease attacks. These also normalize digestion and absorption process by keeping the level of free radicals lower in our bodies. Thus, it provides a strong resistance against Cancer, Alzheimer disease, Cataract, coronary heart diseases and Arthritis.

5: Guava also contains dietary fiber which is helpful in reducing cholesterol levels in our blood, as well as normalizes sugar levels and provides instant energy due to fast sugar absorption.

6: Guava is extremely useful in constipation due to the presence of dietary fiber in it.


Due to the above-mentioned benefits of guava, one should eat this fruit as much possible. One should only eat ripen guava to get full nutrition rather than un-ripened one.


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Amynah Gajani
Amynah Gajani is a Herbalist who likes to share her knowledge and skills for the betterment of people at large. She is also a Reiki Grand Master, Samda Healer, Acupressurist and a certified Hypnotherapist(National Guild of Hypnotists, USA). Thank you.

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