According to HealthLine, guavas are tropical fruits that originated from Central Africa. Guavas are light green or sometimes yellow in color which contains edible seeds, and oval in shape. Guavas contain high amount of nutrients such as fibers, Vitamin C and antioxidants which is good for the skin. According to RNDHealthTips, guavas are very effective natural alternative which is very beneficial for the skin especially in treating acnes, wrinkles, dark spots and other skin issues.
The American Journal of Chinese Medicine conducted a study which shows that guava leaves have antibacterial properties which is very effective against microscopic organisms that causes skin irritations. Due to this, guava leaves are effective in relieving the skin and reducing the appearance of acne in our skin especially in the face.
According to RNDHealthTips, guava leaves have more benefits than the fruits because of the components of the leaves that can eliminate free radicals in our body. Guava leaves also contains anti wrinkle properties that boosts the quality of the skin.
By using guava leaves, you can also get rid of the dark and red spots visible in your face. Guava leaves works as a ‘tonic’ agent which helps in eliminating irritations caused by microscopic organisms, according to RNDHealthTips.
Guava leaves can also help in treating atopic dermatitis. The redness and irritations caused by atopic dermatitis can be reduced with the help of guava leaves. The formation of histamines including chemicals that causes itching, sneezing and swelling which are signs of allergies can also be barred with the use of guava leaves, according to RNDHealthTIps.
In treating atopic dermatitis, dried guava leaves can be used. To use this, crush the dried guava leaves and then add them to a cup of water and apply it to the affected area to help you feel comfortable and to provide relief from the redness and itching caused by atopic dermatitis. RNDHealthTips also recommends a method in treating other skin irritations. First crush the guava leaves and then add it to a pan with boiling water. When the water color turns to red and looks concentrated, let it cooldown for a few minutes. When the solution is cooled, apply it to the affected area of the skin with a cotton ball. For about 15 minutes, let the solution in the affected area and then wash it with lukewarm water. This remedy can be done for at least twice a week for visible results.