Guava is a tropical therapeutic plant traditionally used to remedy various ailments. Guava leaves are used as herbal medicine. A decoction of Guava leaves is recognized for its effectiveness to cure several ailments like swollenness of the legs. Most notably, Guava leaf extract is greatly used as antiseptic for cleaning and disinfecting wounds, as astringent and as intimate wash fro uterine and vaginal problems.


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