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These are the benefits of guava leaves as herbal medicine

KONTAN.CO.ID – JAKARTA. Guava leaves are sweet and rich in antioxidants. Here are 5 benefits of guava leaves as herbal medicine that you should know.

Generally, duan guava is known as a herbal remedy for indigestion. Yes, one of the benefits of guava leaves is indeed an herbal medicine for diarrhea.

In fact, the benefits of guava leaves in the world of herbal medicine are not only that. Guava leaves are believed to kill a number of diseases.

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For those of you who are not familiar. Guava leaves have a green color with an oval shape and have firm leaf bones.

Quoting from a book entitled Altas Tanam Obat Indonesia Volume 2, written by Setiawan Dalimartha, guava leaves contain tannins, eugenol, fatty oil, resin, tanning substances, triterpenoids, malic acid, and apfel acid.

Not only are guava leaves useful as herbal medicine, guava fruit also has the same properties.

Launching from a book entitled Family Medicinal Plants by Fauziah M, guava fruit contains amino acids, calcium, phosphorus, iron, sulfur, vitamins C, A, and B1.

Benefits of guava leaves and fruit as herbal medicine
Recently, herbal medicine has become an idol for some people. The reason is, herbal medicines are considered safer to consume and have minimal side effects.

Guava leaves and fruit have been widely used as ingredients in herbal medicine since time immemorial.

Guava leaves are also easy to find in yards or gardens. Guava plants are widely cultivated because guava has a delicious taste and guava leaves are useful as herbal medicine.

Here are the benefits of guava leaves and fruit as herbal remedies that you should know.

1. Flatulence

Bloating can happen anytime and to anyone. A person suffering from flatulence must feel uncomfortable.

Guava leaves can overcome your flatulence complaints. You boil three pieces of fresh young guava leaves, five fennel seeds, 1/2 finger pulosari bark with two cups of water.

You boil the ingredients until they boil and leave one cup of water. You strain and cool then drink the herbal concoction once a day.

2. Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus cannot be taken lightly. Therefore, diabetes mellitus if allowed to eat away at the body.

Guava fruit is believed to treat diabetes mellitus. How to make this herbal concoction is quite easy, you wash and cut into small pieces a young guava or mengkel.

Then, you boil the guava in three glasses of water. You boil the guava until it boils and leave one glass of water. You drink this concoction twice a day.

3. Hemorrhoid

Do you suffer from hemorrhoids? Oh, it must be painful and uncomfortable. Hemorrhoids make it difficult for you to sit and feel uncomfortable doing activities.

For those of you who are reluctant to take chemical drugs, guava leaves are effective in treating ambient.

You take a few pieces of young guava leaves and one stone banana. You wash the two ingredients thoroughly then mash until smooth.

You squeeze the water from the guava leaves and stone bananas. You take these herbal medicines every day regularly.

4. Thrush

Guava leaves are believed to treat thrush. To get the benefits, you need a handful of guava leaves and one finger of guava stem bark.

You wash the leaves and bark of guava, then boil them with one liter of water. You boil the ingredients for up to 15 minutes then strain and cool.

You spend the boiled water of guava leaves and bark in one day.

5. Lowering cholesterol

Guava leaves contain flavonoids which play a role in controlling cholesterol levels in the body.

Guava leaves can be a solution for those of you who are reluctant to take cholesterol-lowering drugs from a doctor. How to make this herbal medicine is quite easy with the following ingredients and guidelines for making it.


  • 7 pieces of guava leaves
  • 2 handfuls of ceremai leaves
  • 10 pieces of betel leaves
  • 3 glasses of water

You wash all the ingredients thoroughly then boil them all until they boil and leave half the water.

You strain and cool the guava leaf cooking water. You drink 3/4 cup of boiled water every morning and evening.

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