Guavas are tasty and nutritious fruits which most of us like to eat, however, not many of us will know the health benefits of guava leaves.
Guava leaves have high medicinal value and contain abundant antioxidants, flavonoids, and tannins which are highly effective in curing many disorders and diseases.
One of the most important benefits of guava leaves is that they help in fat reduction and weight loss. The ways in which guava leaves assist in fat reduction and weight loss are as follows:
Benefits of Guava Leaves for fat loss
Controlling Body Sugar
The carbohydrates if converted into sugar, gets stored in the fat cells and results in gaining of weight. Guava leaves have medicinal values which prevent the conversion of carbohydrates into sugar, thereby facilitating quick weight loss.
According to a study, guava leaves improve the body metabolism. The leaves help in regulating the metabolism and also provide necessary minerals and protein needed by the body. This helps in ideal weight management.
Due to stimulating the release of digestive enzymes and controlling bacteria in the gut, guava leaves are effective in improving digestion.
Improved Sleep Quality
Weight gain also occurs due to lack of adequate daily sleep. Drinking guava leave tea induces good sleep, which helps in loosing excess weight and weight management.
Stress can cause fat accumulation in the belly region. It is observed that fat accumulation is more in stressed people compared to happy individuals. Guava leaves are effective in relieving stress, thereby helping in fat reduction and weight loss.
In addition to fat loss some other benefits of guava leavesalso, which are detailed below:
Consuming guava leaves is known to lower the LDL (bad cholesterol) in the body.
Guava leaves prevent and provide relief to people suffering from diarrhea, due to their anti-microbial properties. The leaves should be boiled in water, strained and then consumed for immediate relief.
Treatment of Tooth and Gum Problems
Guava leaves provide relief in toothaches and gum related problems, as they have anti-inflammatory qualities. When used for gargling, they provide relief for sore throats also.
Treatment of Dengue Fever
Guava leaves is an effective remedy for dengue fever, as they increase the platelet in the blood which helps to counter the symptoms of dengue fever.
The antioxidant properties of guava leaves make it an effective agent in lowering the risk of prostate cancer.
Guava leaves have immense skin benefits and address skin disorders like the treatment of acne and black spots, removal of blackheads and provide anti-ageing benefits
Remedy for Hair Loss
When boiled and massaged into the scalp, the guava leaves prevent hair loss and promotes hair growth.
Treatment of Cough and Cold and Bronchitis
Due to a high content of Vitamin C and Iron, a decoction made of guava leaves provides relief in a cough and cold. It is also effective in treating bronchitis.
Guava leaves are beneficial in treating wounds, cuts etc. as it boosts the healing process and prevents further infection.
Boosts Sperm Production
The guava leaf tea is known to increase the sperm production in men.
How to consume
Guava leaves for weight loss and fat loss can be consumed in the form of tea . It is very easy to make and can be made by using fresh and dried guava leaves.
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