Alopecia is the general medical term for hair loss. There are many types of hair loss with different symptoms and causes.As well as affecting men, it can sometimes affect women (female-pattern baldness). During female-pattern baldness, hair usually only thins on top of the head.
Most of us know about the health benefits of guava fruit. But we are unaware of the fact that even guava leaves (Amroodke Patte) in Hindi have several medicinal properties and offer an array of health benefits. Being packed with antioxidants, antibacterial and anti-inflammatory agents and beneficial tannins, fresh guava leaves are considered as a natural pain reliever.
How to use them?
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.
Aside from being a delicious fruit, guavas (more specifically, their leaves) are a rich source of vitamins and nutrients that can be used for optimal hair growth. Guava leaves are rich in vitamin B2 which helps repair the cells and tissues in your body. This can also be beneficial for those who are looking for better skin, or healthier nails.
Guava is probably the best natural remedy in the case of hair related problems including hair loss. Vitamin B3, B5, and B6 makes our skin look glowing, and Vitamin B2 helps in the repair of tissues and cells.