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Health Benefits of Guava Juice

Updated on August 21, 2012

Guava juice provides a variety of health benefits. It promotes weight loss. It is a good remedy for constipation and type 2 diabetes.

Guava is a fruit which has a very high anti-oxidant concentration. It is a rich source of fiber. It has more anti-oxidants than banana, pomegranate and mango. Guava probably originated in Central America. It is a tropical fruit grown across the world. It is cheap and easily available. During the season each year guava tree bears hundreds of pear shaped fruits. The fruits contain numerous seeds. The fruits are sweet to taste. Guava juice can be prepared from the guava fruit.

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The fruits are rich in dietary soluble fiber. Guava is low in calories. It contains vitamins and minerals. It contains exceptionally high levels of vitamin C which can provides protection against a variety of diseases. The fruit also contains vitamin A, flavonoids and beta-carotene. Vitamin A is good for the skin and beta-carotene has anti-cancer properties.

Guava Juice Health Benefits

Guava juice is an astringent (shrinks or contracts the tissues or canals of the body). It can control diarrhea by shrinking and holding the loose bowels. It has anti-bacterial and disinfectant properties. Guava also contains potassium and carotenoids beside vitamin C which help to strengthen the digestive system.


Guava juice is a very good remedy for constipation. If you are suffering from constipation, drink guava juice early in the morning with breakfast. The dietary fiber will help you to get rid of constipation.

Guava Juice for Weight Loss

Guava health benefits include weight loss. Guava has very few calories and is packed with carbohydrates. It is a rich source of dietary fiber and aids weight loss.

Guava Juice for Diabetes

Guava is a good remedy for diabetes. Remove the skin and seeds from the fruit and put the remainder of the fruit in a blender. Add a few guava leaves and water to it. The juice thus prepared can help to lower blood sugar levels in type 2 diabetes.

High Blood Pressure

Guava juice is a very good remedy for hypertension.

Coughs and Colds

Guava juice helps to treat colds and coughs. It helps to reduce the formation of mucus and aids breathing by clearing up the respiratory tract of mucus. As the fruit is rich in vitamin C and iron, it can help to curb influenza.


Guava juice has greater concentration of vitamin C than any other fruit juice. It can be used in the treatment of scurvy. Scurvy is due to the lack of vitamin C in the body.


Guava juice is an excellent remedy for dengue fever. Remove the kernel containing the seeds of the guava fruit and drop the remaining part of the fruit in a blender. Add some water and prepare the juice. Taken thrice a day, it can help to alleviate the problems due to dengue.

Guava Juice for Toothache

Guava fruit juice which is an astringent helps to relieve toothache, mouth and gum sores. An even better remedy for toothache would be boil guava leaves in water. Using tea prepared by guava leaves as mouthwash will help you to get rid of toothache. It will also help to get rid of mouth and gum sores.

These are some of the health benefits of guava juice.


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    • bnsridhar profile imageAUTHOR


      6 years ago from India

      Guava grows in tropical countries. The yield per tree is very high. It requires little maintenance. The fruit does not cost much. It can be said that it is poor man’s apple. Even guava leaf has medicinal properties.

    • Kaili Bisson profile image

      Kaili Bisson 

      6 years ago from Canada

      I never knew that this juice had such wonderful health benefits and healing properties...voted up!


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