Have you ever drunk Guava leaves tea before? Next time you see a guava plant, just pluck the guava leaves wash them properly and put them in hot water for some time. Then as usual make tea out of that water.
What we generally know about Guava and its leaves are these:
Daily consumption of guava fruit improves cardiac function and normalizes blood pressure, so they are very useful for the patients with cardiac diseases. Well, if you chew the leaf of this plant, it is possible to get rid of a toothache.
Benefits of Guava Leaves tea:
Prevents Overweight, Cancer, Diabetes and increase of Cholesterol.
Not only is this a complete zero calorie drink but it also prevents extra sugar accumulations and carbohydrate accumulation in the body. his drink prevents accumulation and increasing of cholesterol level in the body. Antioxidants present in the tea is the responsible factor which helps to prevent high cholesterol level. An antioxidant named as lycopene is the responsible factor which helps in prevention of cancer.
Dried guava leaves, either loose or in teabags, and guava leaf tincture are available at health-food stores, or you might find fresh guava leaves at a specialty food store. You can make guava leaf tea by steeping leaves in hot water for five or 10 minutes, or you can add about 2 teaspoons of tincture to hot water. Guava leaf tea is considered safe and without significant side effects, although it might cause constipation in some people, and its safety hasn’t been established during pregnancy or breastfeeding. The tea might also interact with diabetes or anti-diarrhea medications. Talk to your doctor about guava leaf tea to decide if it might be helpful for you.