Each and every one of us has had some kind of problems with their skin, weather that being wrinkles, dark spots, acne, or blemishes, all of us have had some. But, it is not necessary to undergo a cosmetic procedure each and every time a problem with our skin appears.
All of us know the fact that there are various different natural alternatives which can sometimes even outperform the conventional ones. The guava leaves are one of those treatments. The guava leaves are an amazing way of treating your skin. We are going to present to you 4 ways of how to use guava leaves in order to take good care for your skin:
Cure atopic dermatitis
The guava leaves are good when it comes to assistance in eliminating the irritation and redness on your skin which is a result of atopic dermatitis. These leaves are also great because of their anti allergic properties which are going to prevent the development of histamines ( a chemical which might cause sneezing, swelling, and itching, and other allergy symptoms).
A study has been published by “The American Journal of Chinese Medicine”, this study confirms that the leaves from guava can be used to eliminate microscopic organisms (acne), this is a result of the anti bacterial properties which can be offered by these leaves. But, they are not only good for eliminating acne, they also can be used to soothe the skin and reduce the pimples.
The fruit part of the guava has less benefits than the actual leaves of the plant, this has been proven with scientific experiments. These leaves have some anti carcinogen properties, and can also be used for destroying the free radicals located in our organism. They can also be used as a very potent anti wrinkle tool, thus improving the overall looks, and quality of your skin.
Lighten dark spots
These leaves are also great when it comes to treating blemishes – such as the red and dark spots that appear on the face. The guava leaves are a tonic agent that can help in the ruction of the irritation with killing some microscopic organisms.
Method of treatment:
The dried guava leaves are great when it comes to treating cases of atopic dermatitis. By grinding and adding them into a container with warm water you are going to assist your body in the fight against the irritation and redness of your skin, thus making you feel even more comfortable.
In all the other aforementioned cases, you should crush some leaves and put them into a sauce pan filled with boiling hot water. Once the color starts looking a bit reddish and concentrated enough, you should take the pan away from the heat and leave the mixture inside to cool down.
The next thing that you should do is to apply the tonic on your face using a cotton ball. Leave the mixture on your face for 10 to 15 minutes and then you can wahs your face with warm water. To get the optimal results out of this treatment we would recommend you repeating it at least two times per week.