We might have all heard of the fruit guava, but a few of us have tasted it. Guava is packed with vitamins A and C, healthy fiber, potassium and lycopene.
Here are a couple of things you did not know about guava leaf, but are very important:
1. Appetite control
– Drinking guava tea can help you lose weight, because guava leaves have suppressant properties and when extracted with hot water stop carbohydrates from turning into sugar and in that way suppresses appetite. It can also help diabetic’s control the amount of sugar that is hitting their blood stream.
2. Diarrhea relief
– One other benefit of guava leaf tea is that it is effective in the treatment of diarrhea, because the tea provides strong antimicrobial properties. A lot of studies have proven this.
3. Cardiovascular benefits
– Multiple studies have shown that the natural compounds found in guava leaves help reduce heart rate and blood pressure. According to several small clinical studies, drinking guava leaf tea may also improve blood lipids.
So next time you go grocery shopping, do not forget to buy this healthy fruit.