Hair – The vitamin B complex (thiamine, riboflavin, niacin, folate, pantothenic acid, and pyridoxine) in guava leaves can prevent hair loss and promote its growth. (1) As a hair and scalp treatment, follow the recipe below.
- Boil a handful of guava leaves in a quart of water for 20 minutes, then remove from heat and allow to cool to room temperature.
- Strain the leaves from the water.
- Massage the guava leaf tea into your scalp and apply to hair, starting at the roots and working through to the ends.
- Leave on for 2 hours (or more), then rinse.