Guava

Guava is considered as one of the super fruits due to its numerous health benefits. Guava is power house of the nutrients.It is very beneficial in weight reduction and plays important role to keep the skin wrinkle free. In fact research shows it helps to maintain blood pressure.

Guava is a humble fruit and commonly available fruit . The two verities of fruit have white or red pulp. Taste wise the fruit has verities that are sweet, sour and insipid. Fruit from winter season are sweet and tastier. It is available in cultivated and wild verities.  The tree is 15-25 feet tall. Leaves are 3-6 inches long on small branches. Leaves are arranged in opposite or sequential manner.Stem is sweet and flowers are small in size.Roots and bark are rich in tannic acid. It is also rich in vitamin B and C.

 Guava and its six best benefits :

Diabetes friendly:

Guava prevents the development of diabetes since it has rich fiber content in it. Fiber content ensures the sugar levels are balanced and prevents sudden spike in sugar levels.

Heart Friendly :

This fruit improves improves levels of good cholesterol. The sodium and potassium in it balances of the body, thereby regulating blood pressure in patients with hypertension. This fruit helps lower the levels of triglycerides and bad cholesterol (LDL), which contribute to the development of heart disease.

Treats Constipation :

It has dietary fiber in it and scores high in comparison with any other fruits and therefore it very beneficial for your digestive health. Seeds of it serve as laxatives which help in healthy bowl movements. Just 2  fruits will fulfill 25% of your daily recommended intake of fiber.

Stress-Buster :
It has good amount of magnesium in it and therefore helps to relax nerves of the body. So after a hard workout or a long day at the office, a guava is certainly what you need to relax your muscles, combat stress and give your system a good energy boost.“It contain vitamin B3 and vitamin B6 which helps in improving blood circulation to the brain and it relaxes the muscles

Weight Loss :

This fruit helps you to lose weight by balancing metabolism. Especially raw guava has very less fruit sugar in comparison with other fruits like apples, jack fruit, grapes and oranges. Guava makes for a very filling snack and satisfies the appetite very easily. You should not opt out this super fruit if you want to lose weight naturally.

Anti-Ageing values :

Vitamin A, Vitamin C and antioxidants in it protects skin from wrinkles.  Guava a day, wrinkle skin away! Guavas are also a great source of Vitamin K, which helps get rid of skin discoloration, dark circles and redness. It tightens the facial muscles and hence improves the texture.

It is used to treat following ailments:

Headache

Toothache

Mental Disorder

Constipation

Cough and related disorders