Benefits of using guava leaves on skin and hair
In your regular work routine, we tend to manage to do pretty much everything including maintaining a social life, having movie nights, or overworking. But, we tend to forget to take care of ourselves. Your body and mind need rest and care just like everything else. After a hard day at work, you must also pamper your skin and treat it right. Having a skincare routine from an early stage is highly important because as we age our skin needs more and more care.
But, if you think skincare can be costly as you may have to indulge in costly products, fret not! Your skincare routine can be made with ingredients found in your refrigerator and kitchen.
Among the many products mother nature offers us, Guava leaves are highly beneficial and full of goodness for your hair and skin.
Benefits of Guava
Guava has many folds benefits. It has antioxidant, anti-inflammatory, and anti-microbial properties which help to maintain a healthy scalp. It is rich in Vitamin C and that helps in improving collagen activity aiding in hair growth and it also helps to protect you from the sun’s UV rays. It helps kin hair growth without burning a hole in your pocket.
It is one of the most effective and 100% natural ways to get longer and stronger hair. Here is how you can make a guava solution for your hair to get the desired effect.
- Grab a handful of guava leaves and boil them in water
- Boil it for 20 minutes and strain the concoction and let it cool down to room temperature. Make sure your hair has no other product
- After you wash your hair and dry it, start applying the guava liquid section by section in your hair
- You can leave this solution for up to two hours. Else, you can wrap your hair with a towel and sleep with it.
- Rinse your hair with luke water and pat dry
If you are facing a hair fall problem, use this guava leaf solution thrice a week. You can use it twice a week if you want long and lustrous hair.
Apart from this amazing remedy, eating guava supplies a number of vitamins and minerals to the body. You can include it in your diet as breakfast or lunch. You can also have guava juice.
Guava also helps in protecting your skin from ageing. A decoction of mature guava leaves can be used to tighten the skin.
Disclaimer: Tips and suggestions mentioned in the article are for general information purpose only and should not be construed as professional medical advice. Always consult your doctor or a dietician before starting any fitness programme or making any changes to your diet.