Guava Leaf Psidium guajava 5ml
Known for its' gastrointestinal and antispasmodic properties this oil is used in blends for acute and chronic diarrhea, inflammation, fungal conditions, and relieving pain. Guava Leaf is very useful during cold and flu season. The aroma is complex, smelling woodsy and exotic with a hint of almond.
Also known as the Apple Guava, there has been research conducted displaying therapeutic actions against cancer, bacterial infections, inflammation and pain. The Guava leaves have been used by the indigenous peoples throughout the rain forest as a remedy for diarrhea, dysentery, sore throats, vomiting, stomach issues, vertigo and regulating menstrual periods.
Studies have concluded that guava leaf extracts and essential oil are very active against Staphylococcus aureus thus making up important potential sources of new antimicrobial compounds. More recent studies show the anti-inflammatory activity specifically with respiratory issues associated with inflammation.