Delifood Blog | Papaya, a must have fruit in your kitchen
Benefits of Guava

Guavas are fruits that are oval in shape with light green or yellow skin and contain edible seeds. They are from tropical trees originating in Central America. Guava fruits are amazingly rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, potassium, and fiber.

 They have many health benefits! Guava leaves are used as an herbal tea and the leaf extract as a supplement.

Here are some health benefits of guava fruits and leaves:

Lowers blood sugar levels

They are great for people with diabetes or those at risk. 

May boost heart health

The high levels of antioxidants and vitamins in guava leaves may help protect your heart from damage by free radicals.

May help relieve painful symptoms of menstruation

Taking 6mg of guava extract daily resulted in reduced pain intensity. 

Could benefit your digestive system

One guava can provide 12% of your recommended daily intake of fiber.

Could help boost your immunity 

Lows levels of vitamin C are linked to an increased risk of infections and illness. Guavas are a fantastic way to get this nutrient, as they’re one of the richest food sources of vitamin C. 

They could also be great for your skin

The wide range of vitamins and antioxidants packed into a guava may work wonders for your skin, since the antioxidants may protect your skin from damage.