Did you know that the guava or guava tree, originally from Brazil, is a tree belonging to the Myrtaceae family (Psidium guayava).
It has a tortuous and very branched trunk, elliptic, thick leaves, and white and fragrant flowers. It can reach about 5-6 meters in height.
As for its fruit, the guava has an oval shape and the size of a medium pear, variable color and acid taste, not very sweet.
It is used mainly to obtain jams and jellies; You can also eat fresh, or extract the juice to make drinks.
At present, it is grown in some warm regions, mainly in California, Florida, Cuba and India.
Guava juice is a good heart tonic and fortifier, it is tranquilizing, it helps to control nervous states and its consumption is recommended to diabetics.
The ripe guava prepared in honey bees relieves the congestion of lung and throat.
The tea leaves guava relieves stomach pain, diarrhea and dysentery, gastroenteritis, inflammation of the stomach mucosa, colitis, diseases of the intestines and metrorrhagia.
The leaf cooking water is recommended in case of varicose veins, drunk and in friction on the affected parts.
Guava juice taken regularly relieves urinary incontinence and prevents inflammation of the head and the rest of the body. The alcoholic tincture of guava leaves is useful for the treatment of seizures and epilepsy.
Guava fruit or juice is a good remedy for scurvy and beri-beri. Eating at least one fruit daily is effective against exophthalmic goiter and prevents infections, flu and cold.
According to its chemical composition and the joint and enhancing action of the substances it contains, guava can combat acne, prevent the formation of blood clotting, combat the effects of alcohol, alleviate allergies and alleviate the symptoms of Alzheimer’s disease.
Remedy for goiter: Place in a blender a head of broccoli, 2 tablespoons of oats, the juice of a breva and a guava. Liquify by runes instants. Take a glass daily until an improvement is achieved. Then take, for maintenance, 3 glasses a week.
Remedy for asthma: Place an onion all night in water and the next morning pour the resulting liquid in a blender with the juice of 1 orange, 1 lemon and a guava. Take a glass on alternate days (every other day).
Remedy for irritable bowel syndrome: Boil 10 tablespoons of dried leaves chopped guava, for 10 minutes, in 1 liter of water Filter and drink 3 cups daily for a week.
Remedy for the drop Wash and chop 4 guavas and add in 1 liter of water, which is previously boiled. Soak for 3 hours and ingest daily for a period of 60 days.
Remedy for cold or catarrh: Prepare a juice with 2 oranges, 1 guava, 1 lemon, 1 tablespoon of honey and 1 cup of water. Blend for a few moments and drink immediately after preparation to take full advantage of vitamin C.
Remedy for cholesterol: Mix 1/2 glass of guava juice and 1/2 of cucumber juice. Drink this juice twice a day.
The remedy for diarrhea: Boil a handful of guava leaves in a liter of water for 10 minutes. After that time, remove from heat, filter and let cool. Take a cup 3 to 4 times a day until the diarrhea stops.
Remedy To strengthen the immune system: Prepare a juice with 5 guavas, 2 oranges, 1 small onion, 3 lemons, 1 grapefruit or grapefruit, and 1/2 cup of water. To do this, boil the onion in the water for 10 minutes. Cut the guavas in fourth and then cut and squeeze the juice of the lemons, oranges and grapefruit Remove the onion from the water. Mix that with the juice and take it immediately preferably early in the morning.
Remedy For diabetes Macerate 2 sour guavas, previously washed, in half a liter of water. Then, the next morning, filter and drink that water several times a day until finishing the preparation.
Remedy for pimples Place in the blender a handful of fresh guava leaves together with a little water. Blend for a few instants. The resulting liquid is placed, like a mask, on the face and left to dry. Then rinse with plenty of water.
Remedy for dengue Heave 5 guava leaves in a liter of water and when it reaches ablation. Remove from heat and let cool. Take throughout the day. It helps people with dengue get better.
Remedy to lose weight Place in the blender the pulp of a guava together with the juice previously extracted from an orange. Blend for a moment. Take immediately preferably daily in the morning.
Remedy to increase platelets: Blend 3 guava and then pour a few drops of honey into the juice. Drink this juice 2 times a day.
A remedy for bad vaginal odor: Pour 10 guava leaves in 1 liter of water. Boil until only half of it is left. Let it cool down. Filter and wash the vaginal area twice a day.