Other Benefits of Guava For Skin & Health

Monday, September 29, 2014

Other Benefits of Guava For Skin & Health

In terms of skin care, our bodies need adequate vitamin C, antioxidants and carotenoids, because it supports skin health. Thus, guava pulp is often used in the manufacture of lotions for face and body. Guava benefits for the skin are as follows:

 • Improve Facial Skin: To improve the goodness of facial skin, you can make a simple nut scrub at home. For this purpose, take some guava meat then dieskstrak / blender and mixed with egg yolk. Use on the face evenly, and rinse after 20 minutes with warm water. If used once or twice a week, this natural scrub will eliminate dead cells and lighten your skin.

• Skin protection from UV: Red Guava contains 2.9 mg of lycopene or two from the time contained in tomatoes. Lycopene is an antioxidant that helps to protect the skin from damage caused by UV rays and environmental pollution. A guava fruit provides about 2.9 grams of lycopene.

• Anti-Aging: Vitamin A, B, C and potassium which are found from guava seeds is an antioxidant and detoxifier good. These benefits will keep skin fresh and bright and free from signs of premature aging such as wrinkles and fine lines. In addition, lycopene also has the function of protecting healthy cells from the toxic metabolic waste and pollution that accumulate in the body. These toxins cause premature aging by damaging DNA.

• Natural Skin Toner: Concentrations of nutrients such as vitamins and minerals are high in guava effective to improve skin texture, tightens sagging skin and revive the lost skin elasticity. It thus helps keep our skin to keep its healthy, fresh and wrinkle-free. Guava astringent quality will also keep our skin free from blemishes, acne, and wrinkles. Washing your face with a decoction of guava fruit and leaves crude could beautify your skin.

• Treatment of Skin Problems: The guava fruit provides two times more vitamin C than the recommended daily value. This vitamin also contributes to regenerate collagen (the substance that gives firmness to the skin), so it is good to cure various skin problems. In addition, this fruit also provides about 1.4 micrograms of vitamin K, which is helpful to increase the clotting of blood. This decrease can cause skin redness and irritation. Other benefits include treatment helps remove dark circles, Rosaceae, irritation of acne and dark spots.

Guava Benefits For Hair
It has been said above if Guava is a source of nutrients including vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin B, potassium, copper, manganese, fiber, flavonoids and others. Thus also very beneficial for healthy hair, hair growth and overcome the problem of hair loss.

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