It is an attractive fruit and a real storehouse of nutrients. If it is “An Apple a day Keeps the doctor away” in Europe and America, it must be “A few guavas in the season keeps the doctor away for the whole year” in the Indian Subcontinent.
In this article you will learn how eating guava benefits our body.
You will also learn how consuming guava juice and guava leaves are good during winter.
Guava is considered as one of the richest sources of dietary fiber. It’s seeds, when ingested whole or chewed, serve as excellent laxatives. These two properties of guava help forming bowels movements, retaining water and clean your intestines and excretory system thoroughly.
Cough and Cold:
Juice of raw and immature guavas or decoction of guava leaves is very helpful in giving relief during cough and cold by loosening cough.
High Blood Pressure:
Eating guava helps reduce cholesterol in blood and prevents it from thickening.
Guava is very effective for those who want to lose weight without compromising with their intake of proteins, vitamins and fiber. But ironically, it helps for gaining weight in lean and thin people. It contains five times the vitamin-C in oranges.