Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Guava Leaves | Herbal Goodness

September 25, 2019 0 Comments

Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Guava Leaves | Herbal Goodness

I love to eat Guava, especially when it’s well-ripened and fresh, I’d often pluck it and walk away from the tree, I never knew that I was walking away from one of the most vital parts of the tree - its leaves.

If you have tried different ways to lose weight or ways to increase your hair volume and length but haven't seen any results, you need to keep reading because Guava leaves might just what you need.

Guava leave tea and extract

A picture of Guava fruit and leaves

What makes Guava leaves really special?

Guava leaves contain antioxidants, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber. It also has antibacterial and antimicrobial properties that help to fight free radicals that may cause damage to your skin, hair and overall health.

Benefits of Guava Leaves

There are numerous benefits of this special leaf, here are some that may be of importance to you right now.

  • Aids in weight loss
  • As humans, staying healthy is a goal every one of us wants to achieve and maintain. While we try to reduce the number of carbs we take, Guava leaves provide a solution to concerns about excess carbs. It stops complex carbs from turning into sugars, which promotes rapid weight loss.

    This is why Guava Leaves is known as a carb blocker, it simply blocks complex carbs from getting into your body.

  • Good for your skin
  • Guava Leaves contain antiseptics that helps to get rid of acne. It also has antioxidants that fight free radicals that may damage the skin.

    Regular intake of Guava Leaves will have your skin glowing and free of acne or other bacteria.

     

  • Helps in Hair Growth
  • Guava leaves are a rich source of Vitamin B2 or riboflavin. The vitamins B and C nourish hair follicles and help in hair growth.

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  • Boosts Heart Health

  • Taking Guava Leaves regularly may help your circulatory system.

    According to research,  Guava Leaves contain antioxidants that help your body to fight free radicals that may cause your body harm.  It's also been discovered that because of the high levels of potassium and soluble fiber it contains, it improves the heart's health.

    So it is safe to say that if you have any concerns for your heart, you may want to sip some Guava Leaves Tea or add the Extract to your recipes.

  • Improves Digestive System
  • Guava leaves contain fiber which aids the digestion process. If you ever feel bloated or constipated, taking Guava Leaves cleanses the digestive system of toxins and waste.


    How To Use Guava Leaves for Weight Loss

    Taking Guava Leaves for weight loss produces great results because it has antioxidants, and antibacterial, anti-inflammatory properties. A serving of Guava Leaves contains about 5 grams of fiber which helps to regulate your body and keep your intestines healthy.

    Here's how to incorporate Guava Leaf Tea into your diet:

    In this article, we explored what Guava leaves are and how they are beneficial to us.

    Here, we go a little further to show you how to make tea and recipe using the magical Guava Leaves.

    GUAVA LEAF TEA RECIPE

    guava leaf tea recipe

    INGREDIENTS

     

    METHOD

    1.        Heat a cup or more of water and pour into a cup
    2.       Place the Guava Leaf teabag in the water and allow to sit for one minute
    3.       Stir and add stevia or any other non-sugar sweetener of your choice
    4.       Serve

    GUAVA LEAF SMOOTHIE RECIPE


    guava leaf smoothie recipe

     

    INGREDIENTS

    ***You will need your knife and chopping board

    METHOD

    1. Dice/ chop pineapple and pear
    2. Pour the cut fruit and ice cubes into a blender and blend until smooth
    3. Add half a tablespoon of the Guava Leaf Bulk Herbs
    4. Blend to incorporate the extract into the mixture
    5. Pour the smoothie to a cup or bowl and serve with toppings of your choice.
    6. Serve and enjoy

     

    Where To Get Guava Leaves?

    herbal goodness guava leaf We recommend Herbal Goodness Guava Leaves Tea and Extract because it is organic and non-genetically modified which means you get all the benefits of Guava Leaves without fear of harmful chemicals or processes that may have gone into the production process.





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