There is not a single person on the planet that has never experienced certain skin problem including acne, wrinkles, warts, dark spots and many others. However, these conditions can be managed by a proper treatment and a healthy lifestyle.
One effective natural alternative includes guava leaves which can treat the following conditions:
Wrinkles are a natural part of the aging process. As people get older, wrinkles and lines start to appear on the skin. A research has shown that guava leaves are especially useful for this condition. Their anti-cancer properties help them eliminate free radicals from the body. Also, they can improve the skin quality and reduce wrinkles.
The American Journal of Chinese Medicine has conducted a study which has found that guava leaves can eliminate microorganisms that can cause acne. These leaves are potent antibacterial agents that can heal and soothe the skin.
3. Dark spots
Guava leaves successfully treat dark spots and skin blemishes because of their skin toning and antibacterial qualities. They can also reduce the inflammation process that brings about this condition.
4. Atopic dermatitis
This condition can cause redness and irritation but guava leaves can reduce its side effects. It prevents the formation of histamines, the compounds that lead to allergic reactions and many allergic symptoms, including sneezing, wheezing, swelling and itching.
In the case of atopic dermatitis, crush dried leaves and combine them with some water. In this way, you will reduce the unpleasant feeling of itching and redness. For other skin problems, crush some guava leaves and put them in a saucepan. Add some water and cook them until the water is brown and concentrated. Make sure you cool down the mixture before using it. With a cotton ball, affect the mixture on the affected area. After 15 minutes, wash it with lukewarm water. For optimal results, do this method twice a week.