A review on medicinal properties of Psidium guajava
Arjun Kafle, Sushree Sangita Mohapatra, Indrapal Reddy and Manju Chapagain
Nature has endowed Guava with many nutritional and medicinal properties. The fruits are 4-12 cm long with round or oval shape depending on the species (red, strawberry, and off-white). The tree, which belongs to the family, Myrtaceae is chiefly grown in countries with tropical and subtropical climate. The pink variety of guava (when dissected) has the maximum medicinal values. Fruits as well as leaves has many health benefits viz, antidiarrhoeal, antihypertensive, antilipedemic, anticancer etc.