Saturday, November 19, 2011

Guava (Guayaba)

Psidium guajava


It has proven its use as an antidiarrheal. Quercetin found in leaves are responsible for this action on the system (Echemendia, 2004)

It is best to use leaf tincture to 20% in order to get results.

Echemendia, C, 2004.Tinturas Psidium guajava leaf L. in patients with simple acute diarrhea. Retrieved on January 18, 2012.

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