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Guava

Guava

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Did You Know

  • There are around 150 species of guava that can be found in tropical and sub-tropical areas around the world.

  • The fruit of guava is oval, round or pear-shaped. Ripe fruit is covered with yellowish, greenish or maroon skin. The flesh can be white, yellow, pink or red in color.

  • Several species of guava are endangered and Jamaica guava is already extinct due to habitat loss.

  • Leaves of the guava are used as a source of black pigment in the textile industry.

  • At one point in Philippine mythology, the guava was forbidden. This changed when a child prayed to the gods to make the inedible fruit delicious so he could feed a beggar.

 

Health Benefits

  • Guava fruits are amazingly rich in antioxidants, vitamin C, potassium, and fibre. This remarkable nutrient content gives them many health benefits.

  •  Guavas are one of the richest sources of vitamin C? It’s true. Guava fruit contains 4 times the vitamin C content present in oranges. Vitamin C helps improve immunity and protects you against common infections and pathogens. Moreover, it keeps your eyes healthy.

  • Tea made out of Guava leaves is used to treat diarrhea, fever and dysentery.


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