With the scientific name of guava Psidium guajava has been used as an herbal treatment other than directly consumed with a delicious flavor. The content of nutrients contained in Guava is vitamin C, vitamin A and B, fiber, calcium, nicotinic acid, phosphorus phosphorus, potassium, iron and folic acid.
Guava contains natural alkaline substances, disinfectants and anti-bacterial so helpful in treating diarrhea and dysentery caused by microbial growth and reduce the production of excess mucus from the intestines. Furthermore, with other content in guava, such as vitamin C and carotenoids Potassium will help strengthen the digestive system in overcoming the bacteria.
Cough and cold medicines
With menjus young guava useful for treating coughs and colds, reduces mucus, loosening the respiratory tract, throat and lungs. High doses of vitamin C contained in guava can boost the immune system to fight infections that cause colds, coughs and fever.
Beauty skin care
Substances contained in guava can help tighten muscles that have been sagging skin, makes skin stay fresh, free of blemishes, wrinkles and other skin diseases. The trick with direct mengkonsusmi half-ripe guava. Can also use the leaves or bark of guava by washing and then boiled guava leaves and after the stew cool water then it can be drunk.
Other benefits of guava to health including weight loss, diabetes drugs, lowers high blood pressure, reduce the risk of cancer, swollen gums and tooth loss, as a topical wound healing, seizures, epilepsy, bacterial infections and constipation.