Like it. Hate it. But you cannot ignore it. Right from its sweet taste, to an awesome aroma, this humblest of fruits finds its way back into modern life, from the annals of “home remedy” that it was used for. Yes, the Guava, right from the tree to the root to the fruit is packed with health and hair growth benefits for humans.
The Guava leaf, of course, can’t be left far behind.
Benefits of Guava
From ancient times, Guava leaf paste has been used across families in India to help slow down hair loss and grow back hair, by providing nourishment at root levels. Packed with Vitamin B and C, the humble guava leaf works as a hair thickening agent by nourishing hair follicles and thereby aiding in growing back hair or hair growth.
Guava leaf is a natural dandruff fighter. The ingredients go deep inside your scalp to keep away dryness and itch, and thereby prevent dandruff from appearing.
Packed with the power of various vitamins, Guava Leaf extract enhances collagen activity to encourage hair growth. Lycopene, a key ingredient of Guava Leaf extract, prevents Hair Damage due direct protection from the Sun and UV Rays.
How To Use Guava Leaves For Hair Growth
Using guava leaves on your hair can leave it feeling soft and looking lustrous and increase its volume.
Follow the steps below to make your very own guava leaf hair care solution to combat hair fall and promote hair growth.
You Will Need
- A handful of guava leaves
- 1 litre water
- A pot for boiling
- Pour the water into the pot and bring it to a boil.
- Add the guava leaves to the boiling water.
- Let the water boil for 20 minutes.
- Strain the liquid and let it cool.
Apply this solution and massage nicely on your scalp and strands of your hair. Keep it for 20 mins and rinse it off with lukewarm water.
So the next time you bite into a succulent Guava, know this.
You have just bitten into a small part of a huge powerhouse of health.