Guava leaves are full of great antioxidants, antibacterial agents, anti-inflammatory agents, beneficial tannins and they also help with pain.
Diabetes – Studies conducted at the Yakult Central Institute in Japan show that guava leaf tea reduces alpha-glucosidease enzyme activity which in turn lowers blood sugar levels. And it also prevents sucrose and maltose from being absorbed into the body… thus helping to lower blood sugar levels and helping with weight loss. People who drink guava leaf tea over a 12 week period have lower blood sugar levels… plus it does all this without increasing insulin production – Great!
Digestion – Digestion is enhanced because guava leaf tea promotes digestive enzyme production. Guava leaves are great for food poisoning and diarrhea in general… plus it soothes away vomiting and nausea.
Antioxidant – Guava leaves are full of powerful antioxidants such as Vitamin C and quercetin that scavenge away free radicals, boost the immune system, thus helping to slow the aging process and prevent debilitating diseases such as cardiovascular disease, cancer, arthritis, macular degeneration, and strokes.