In some point of our lifetime everyone is having an experience with skin problems, and Mother Nature provides us with natural alternatives other than cosmetic products. This natural remedy doesn’t cause any adverse effects and can be beneficial for almost all skin problems. We are talking about guava leaves.
- According to a numerous studies guava leaves protect us from microscopic organisms which cause acne. They work as strong anti-bacterial agent and soothe the skin and reduce the appearance of acne.
- Guava leaves have compounds that help tone the skin and reduce the appearance of wrinkles. They possess anti-cancer properties and have the ability to destroy free radicals in the body.
- The guava leaf has components that not only help reduce inflammation and kill bacteria but it also helps treat blemishes by acting as a toning agent. These leaves can be also used to treat red and black spots on the face. Due to their ability to destroy microscopic organisms and tone the skin, they also help soothe irritation as well.
- Guava leaves have anti-inflammatory properties that help reduce the redness and itchiness caused due to atopic dermatitis. The leaves also have anti-allergic properties that help prevent the production of histamines (a compound that is produced by the body as part of an allergic reaction. This causes many allergy symptoms, such as wheezing, sneezing, itching, and swelling.
Here are the instructions:
When it comes to atopic dermatitis, you should use dried guava leaves. Crush them and then mix with a tub of water. This relieves redness and itching, which in turn alleviates the unpleasant feeling they cause.
Then, apply this solution onto the affected area with a cotton ball. Allow it to work for about 15 minutes before washing it off with lukewarm water. For optimal results, repeat the procedure two times a week.
In case of other skin issues, instead of dried leaves crush a few fresh guava leaves and repeat the procedure.